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  1. Parenting

    Dad's "how-to" video series shames kids into replacing the toilet paper (VIDEO)

    Hate having to remind the kids what they are responsible for around the house? This dad was tired of telling them over and over, so...
  2. Tips & Advice

    Who does the chores in your house?

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    It's a common complaint of moms everywhere — their partners just don't seem to be pulling their weight. We'll show you how you...
  3. Super Moms Guide

    How to make post-dinner chores fun

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    Everyone enjoys the meal, but rarely do you find family members jumping out of their seats to clean up afterward. Having trouble...
  4. Organizing

    Whistle while you work: Chore time sing-alongs

    Liven up the drudgery of cleaning by turning on a sing-along playlist that's clean enough for you to enjoy with the kids.
  5. Organizing

    3 Helpful printables for scheduling laundry and chores

    Don't be a do-it-all mom! Use these printables to enlist the help of your family to make your to-do list a little shorter.
  6. K-12

    Household chores: Are your kids doing enough?

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    People joke that kids are great for free babysitting and help around the house, but when do kids actually start being helpful?...
  7. Dating

    Moving in with him: The battle of dividing up household chores

    Studies have proven it again and again! The key to any happy, healthy relationship when you live together is sharing responsibility...
  8. Relationships

    New survey shows house cleaning has positive romantic effects

    Spending a little extra time sprucing up your space doesn't have to be a drag. In fact, it could even benefit your love life!
  9. Parenting

    How to get your kids to help with the housework

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    If you're one of those moms soldiering through the dirty dishes and clothes on your own you might want to get your kids in on the...
  10. Tips & Advice

    Mom substitute: What would you outsource?

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    Rebecca Eckler, a writer and mother from Canada, recently admitted she hired someone to teach her child to ride a bike. We decided...
  11. Parenting

    Getting your family to help in the kitchen

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    Family meals are a great way to stay connected to your family members, but preparing healthy meals takes work. Try these helpful...
  12. Tips & Advice

    Parenting Guru: When you stop enabling

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    Kay Wills Wyma, author of Cleaning House , earned an MBA and worked at the White House, but her greatest challenge may have been...
  13. Tips & Advice

    How to bribe your kids

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    Any parent who tries to say they've never bribed their kids is either a liar or too hopped up on juice boxes to think straight. But...
  14. Tips & Advice

    How to start a family chore chart

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    Maintaining a household full of kids is more than a full-time job. And since many women have full-time jobs on top of everything...
  15. Tips & Advice

    Mom vs. Dad: The allowance debate

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    You grew up in a home where you earned a weekly allowance. Your husband on the other hand? When he was growing up, being paid for...
  16. SheKnows TV: SheKnows HomeStretch

    Top 5 reasons to love laundry day

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    Don't let mountains of dirty laundry pile up! Modern conveniences speed laundry day and remind us to be grateful for fresh clothes...
  17. Parenting How-Tos

    How to teach kids the value of hard work

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    Prepare your children for the real world and teach them to take pride in themselves through the value of hard work.
  18. Tips & Advice

    Kids help with the cooking? Sure!

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    Sometimes our lives get so busy that feeding our family can feel like a chore. After a long day, toiling in the kitchen seems...
  19. Parenting

    Introducing your kids to what it takes to run a household

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    What does the term “running a household” mean to you? Is it cleaning? Is it budgeting and bill-paying? Is it cooking? Is it...
  20. Tips & Advice

    Teach your kids to help with the house cleaning

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    Regularly putting dishes away or keeping a neat room maybe a rule in your home for your child, but when was the last time your child...