Household Chores

Add These Senior Safety Precautions To Your Spring Cleaning

Optimum Care | Posted 04.29.2016 | Canada Living
Optimum Care

Household safety is especially important when it comes to seniors, who unfortunately experience many of their injuries within the home. Factors like declining vision, hearing loss and worsening bone density make injuries from minor trips and falls more likely.

12 Ways To Turn Housework Into A Workout

Lyda Mclallen | Posted 03.07.2016 | Canada Living
Lyda Mclallen

You might be surprised to learn that you don't just need to go to the gym or bundle up for a power walk to stay fit. Your daily chores can help burn calories and can add up to a personal fitness routine as well. There is a reason they call it housework. You can burn some serious calories during a marathon cleaning session.

Want a Successful Family? Learn From Same-Sex Parents

Marina Adshade | Posted 09.09.2014 | Canada Living
Marina Adshade

Different-sex parents, apparently, have a few things to learn about how to run a household from same-sex parents. New evidence concludes that because same-sex couples allocate household chores based on each individual parent's suitability for the job, rather than on gender stereotypes, children from those homes are growing up in happier and more harmonious family environments.

Dads, Want Your Daughters To Succeed? Pick Up A Broom

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.29.2014 | Canada Living

It may sound counterintuitive, but the more girls see their fathers helping out around the house with chores, the higher their aspirations become for ...

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 ...

Honey, I Ruined the Cake. But Can You Please Stop Yelling?

Shane Coblin | Posted 03.18.2012 | Canada Living
Shane Coblin

We already get that it's in everyone's benefit for us to pitch in at home. You're less stressed and we get more sex. Everybody wins. But you need to give us points for trying.