I have a 3 1/2 yr old and a 1 1/2 yr old. I am not a parenting expert and I won’t pretend to be. I go by experience and not by a prestigious degree. If I had gone to college for a prestigious degree in parenting I would have been laughed at because there is no such thing. So what is a good age to start assigning chores? I have no idea! What I do with our kids is let them help me and encourage their participation in what I’m doing. I’m doing the dishes so I pull up a chair and encourage them to help me wash and rinse dishes. I’m vacuuming, I give them the attachment to get under the couches. I’m sorting laundry, I yell at them to stop messing up my piles. My young children have more of an assist-mommy chore list, but since they are so little they get to do the chore than is best suited for them: Play!
What do you all think is a good age to start chores?