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Mom's Easter Egg Method to Getting Kids to Do Chores Is Brilliant Parenting

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Each household usually has that one person who bears the brunt of all the chores/cleaning. In my experience, I've noticed that that person is usually mom.

I'm guilty of not doing as much as I could in my own house. I'm constantly forgetting to take out the trash. I can't remember the last time I actually cleaned the bathroom. I'll wash my own dishes usually, but that's not enough to make up for the fact that I leave my clothes all over the place.

Ever since we had kids I have been trying to do better at throwing away random stuff and not letting junk accumulate, but my wife is definitely the flag-bearer for the family when it comes to keeping everything clean and tidy. And that, often, gets to a person. One individual can't bear the burden of keeping an entire home clean for too long without snapping.

What I've learned is that little things here and there help. If you see something out of place, put it in its correct spot. Throw away any random trash and junk mail, take 20 seconds to clean your own dishes and cups when you're done using them and if you spot something in the fridge that's spoiled, then just toss it out.

But some people just get so in the habit of not doing anything around the house that any "extra" work is a foreign concept to them.

Something that mom Miranda Crimbring decided to fix in an innovative way.