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    DD is 20 months.

    She "makes" her bed in the morning & after her nap.
    Puts her bowel/plate in the dish washer on kitchen bench when finished.
    Cleans her toys away.
    Puts dirty clothes in her wash basket.
    Helps me load unload the dishwasher, washing machine and dryer.

    Most of this is her own choice (she loves helping with the washing & putting stuff away! So handy!)

    I just give her my spare coins to put in her piggybank

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    Yes they are both responsible for there room and unloading the dishwasher. They also have to tidy up after themselves but other then that not really.

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    DS is only 2 years old but he packs his toys up, he helps me dust, puts his shoes away when he has taken them off and helps me vacuum with his toy Dyson. I won't be paying him as he gets older because I don't feel the need to. I think that these things are a part of everyday life. It's his home and his things so he needs to help keep our home clean and comfortable.

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    DD gets $5 a week too (she's 8 this week), but it's for doing things that AREN'T taking care of herself/her room. I think that's just expected - she doesn't deserve payment for doing that stuff.

    She gets paid for helping take out the rubbish/recycling, getting the mail, feeding the birds (only one of them likes her, so I mean, they're not exactly "her pets" lol), hanging out the washing or bringing it in, etc. A few little bits and pieces I get her to do to help me out.

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    My daughter is 3 and she has just started making her bed in the mornings and after her afternoon nap. She just started doing it out of the blue. It's great, one less thing for me to do.

    She also packs up her toys and puts her dirty clothes in the washing basket, just little things like that.

    Oh and to answer the opening post, she does not get any pocket money.

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    My children (age 4 and 2) have little jobs that they have to do every day. They make their bed (I assist my 2 year old), put their toys away, put their breakfast bowls in the sink, put their PJ's in the laundry hamper etc. Like a few pp's mentioned, they don't get pocket money - it's a part of being a family.

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    My 4.5 yo is awesome, he helps with his sis. Gets washing off the line, helps fold washing, puts his own away, puts dirty clothes in the wash, vacuums and mops (supervised with warm water and vinegar), puts dishes in the dishwasher, puts away cutlery.

    As helpful as it is, his 'helping' can be very frustrating when you want to quickly do something

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    Oh he doesn't get pocket money, but some evenings if he is a good help once dd is in bed I give him some change for his money box, but he just seems to enjoy it, so doesn't care if I don't have any money for him

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    And my 2yo doesn't seem to do anything other than trash the place

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pregnor View Post
    And my 2yo doesn't seem to do anything other than trash the place

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    This!!


 

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