Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

How to Encourage Siblings to Work Together With Chores

Screen shot 2012-12-13 at 11.50.12 PMPublished December 2012: Mom.Me

How to Encourage Siblings to Work Together With Chores
It’s a winning combo: Happy kids and a clean house

Article Excerpt:

Siblings learning how to work together on daily chores can create family bonds that will last a lifetime. (Not to mention what that will do for your sanity!) Dividing chores fairly is a start.

“Statistics suggest that over 50 percent of parents assign chores equally amongst their children, which also means that almost 50 percent do not, and so conflict about chores may be a critical issue in these families,” says Dr. Holly Parker, psychotherapist and associate professor of psychology at Harvard University. Continue reading

December 14, 2012 Posted by | Feature Stories, Magazine Writing, Sample Work | , , , | Leave a comment