chores

Ask the Readers: Do Your Kids Have Chores?

Tell us if your kids have chores and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

How to Have a Good Roommate Relationship

Over the years I’ve had my fair share of roommates — and not all of them were ideal. I’ve had roommates who have eaten my food and failed to pick up after themselves, and I’ve had roommates who never paid a dime toward house [more]

Chore Time: Allowances for Adults

The concept of an allowance has been around for decades, usually as a means to motivate kids to do their chores without complaining or forgetting altogether. Although allowances are commonly used for children, they can also be applied to adults. [more]

11 Ways to Have a Clean Place Without Cleaning

If you don't enjoy cleaning, tidying up your place may feel like a time-consuming and mind-numbing task. [more]

4 Things to Consider Before Hiring Household Help

Hiring someone to walk our dogs felt a little weird. But our hectic schedules and dwindling free time made it a health necessity for our Australian shepherds. [more]

Ask The Readers: Should Kids Get Paid For Doing Chores?

Tell us if kids should get paid for chores and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card and a hilarious new book, "Blacklisted from the PTA."

10 Ways to Do Less Laundry

Let's be realistic. Doing less laundry means wearing clothing more than once. It does not mean buying a new wardrobe and donating the dirty clothes to Goodwill. [more]

Germ Killin' Machine

Guarding against germs doesn't have to be a chemical-filled experience. To get rid of germs in your kitchen sponge (and there ARE germs in you kitchen sponge), do the following: [more]