8. Tell, Don’t Request
Don’t ask your children if they are ready to do their chores or if it’s okay. Rather than asking,”It’s time to make your bed, okay?”, make it a statement. “It’s time to make your bed.” The end. Doing chores is not a request. It’s what is done. Give them their time to wind down from school or extracurricular activities, but after that, hold firm to expectations. The more they know you mean business, the less they’ll resist and just get the job done. Read more from Huffington Post.