or: it's a bit irrational, but it's a tiny kitchen and nyc so shelves are really high. dc would literally have to climb on the coutner to reach for 50% of the stuff. I just don't think...(more)4-26-2010 6:01pm
it's a safe chore in our setup. also we had one knife accident and i'm a bit paranoid since then esp with having to climb.
or: this is obviously my organizational issue. but if dc aren't going to finish a chore, i'd rather they didn't start it. i'd rather pick a chore they can complete independently. i...(more)4-26-2010 6:07pm
leave stuff on counter and forget my 2yo will 100% pull it over. i agree it's a perferctly age appropriate chore, but not a good choice for us. thanks.
or: yes, as was i. in fact, i was pretty much cleaning the whole house including scrubbing bathrooms by 8yo, then going to work as a housekeeper by 12yo wtih mom. agree it's fine for the...(more)4-26-2010 6:09pm
age, but not a good choice for our household right now.