5 New Chore Ideas For January

Photo credit: theloushe / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND It’s the first month of the year, and chances are, you and your family are getting into the swing of things again. School is in session, the weather is probably cold, and the days are short. You and your family is probably spending more time indoors than

Winter Chore Recommendations

Photo credit: KzAkabueze – ONEin12 / Foter.com / CC BY-NC-SA During warm weather months (some of us get less of them than others), it seems like there are all kinds of options for outdoor chores. Everything is green and needs attention in your yard, and in general you are looking for reasons to be outside.

5 Great Snow Day Activities For Kids

Photo credit: horizontal.integration / Foter.com / CC BY-NC-SA You know how it goes, the kids have a long weekend or a holiday break from school and suddenly it’s followed up with a snow day. The schools are closed and your routine is thrown off, so what can you do to keep your kids occupied? It

Get Rid Of Your Kids Stuff

Photo credit: Angie [A Whole Lot of Nothing] / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND With the Christmas season in our rearview mirrors, many parents are now looking to clean things up. That can mean several things, but as American parents, we know that one of those areas is stuff. When I say stuff, I’m talking about

New Years Chore Resolutions

Photo credit: Stuck in Customs / iWoman / CC BY-NC-SA It’s the first month of the new year, and that means lots of us are thinking about how we can tackle 2016. We want to put our best foot forward, correct bad habits and resolve to make it a better year than 2015. There is

His, Hers, Ours and Christmas

(Yep, that’s my family) It’s been too long since I’ve shared some step-parenting thoughts, but with the holidays upon us, I thought it would be a good time to do so this week. If you are a step-parent, you know that the holidays can be anything but easy when it comes to parenting and kids’

Don’t Limit Your Teen’s Screen Time

Today we have a post from ChoreMonster CEO Chris Bergman. Chris is married with two children and takes on the controversial topic of screen time. This story was previously featured online at NyTimes.com. Some children grow up wanting to play baseball all day, but I wanted to play Castlevania and Super Mario Brothers. Sadly, my