I Will Never Pay My Kids For Doing Their Chores

Chores: they are annoying little tasks that just need to get done on a regular basis. It’s an inevitability that the dishes need to get washed, the floor needs to be swept, and the laundry needs to be folded.

Assigning your kids chores is a great way to teach them responsibility. However, children aren’t always super thrilled to do them.

I Understand Why Parents Might Use A Cash Incentive

little girl putting money into a piggybank
Photo Credit: Unsplash / Annie Spratt
Photo Credit: Unsplash / Annie Spratt

In order to help motivate their kids to be diligent about completing their chores, many parents will offer a reward for getting them done. Parents who do this tend to offer their children a little bit of money for getting everything done.

If that’s what works in your home, that’s good for you. However, I just don’t think it’s for me or my family.