Most of the time chores are assigned to the child who is the closest to me when I see that a chore needs doing. Sometimes the one getting assigned the job is the child who has most recently proven to have need of a bit of "character training". Other days, there might be a little one wandering about with no purpose and a look of mischief in
Sweeping has become a drag with the "older set" in this house. Unless, the Swiffer is the tool of choice. Who doesn't love the Swiffer--no plugging in, no cord, excellent handling, easy to use.
Swiffering is fun. Kinda reminds me of that Curling event in the Winter Olympics! I've got a prospect for the 1022 Games...
What a remarkable day it was when we discovered that the kids could empty the dishwasher and do a great job with it to boot! Talk about an Ode to Joy! One child unloads the top rack, another puts the dishes away in the bottom rack, one puts the silverware away, and all three try to keep Molly from climbing into the sacred appliance!