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Double-Time: Housework and Family Time

Published December 2012: Mom.Me Double-Time: Knock Out Housework and Family Time All At Once These activities will help you complete chores and enjoy your family Article Excerpt: For a household to run smoothly, it takes teamwork. Yes, it's a (very) safe bet that your kids moan and groan when chores are announced, but there are ways to get them energized about that next load of laundry or cleaning project without prompting a tantrum or battle. “Depending on the age of the child, there are a multitude of things you can do to integrate relationship-building time with household responsibilities,” says Maria Marinakis, parenting expert and creator of 10minuteparenting.com. Read the Rest of the Story Here – Shannon Philpott