5. Establish Ground Rules
Set clear expectations for chores and cleaning up and be consistent in following through. Communicate the consequences for not completing tasks and then firmly hold your children to those expectations. For example, one ground rule might be that a new toy can’t come out until the first toy is put away. Most especially don’t cave and complete the chores for them. Remind them of the ground rules and explain how they can fix the situation. Huffington Post shares more.