Chores

Spring Cleaning's Not Just For Moms: How to Get the Kids Involved

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 05.20.2014 | Canada Living
Kathy Buckworth

Although spring cleaning is a great way to herald in the new season, traditionally the bulk of the chores fall on mom (or dad). My advice? Spread the chores around by getting the kids involved. Even kids as young as five or six can pitch in so that when the temperatures do finally warm up outside, you won't be tied down and tired from too many chores inside.

To-Do Lists 101: Getting the Most Out of Your Lists

Darlena Cunha | Posted 09.23.2013 | Canada Living
Darlena Cunha

I've never been very good at making lists. When I have been able to convince myself to make a list, it was rare that I was able to follow it -- until I became a stay-at-home mom. Sometimes a list can really help slow down the whirlwind. Here are some list tips from a person who doesn't do lists.

Why This Mom Went on Strike

Yummy Mummy Club | Posted 11.17.2012 | Canada Living
Yummy Mummy Club

My boys were keeping score over everything and it drove me crazy. I was officially on strike. This meant I would be doing nothing. If they wanted food, they would have to prepare it, if they needed clean clothes, they would have to wash them. If they needed something at the store, they would have to walk to the store to get it. They would put themselves to bed. There would be no fun outings until the strike was over.

Playing House: Try Out Some Of These Tricks To Make Chores Suck Less

The Experts At Ford | Posted 06.09.2012 | Canada Living
The Experts At Ford

We didn't like them when we were kids and we don't like them now; after all, they don't call them chores for nothing. Unfortunately, we've all got to ...

Doing The Laundry? Burn Some Calories

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.03.2012 | Canada Living

Most of us like the idea of getting two for the price of one; after all, if you can knock off two frankly annoying tasks at the same time, why wouldn'...

Who's Folding Your Laundry?

THE CANADIAN PRESS | Posted 09.11.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA - A new study says younger generations of women are less involved in unpaid housework than their predecessors, but they s...