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  1. heathfamily7
    September 26, 2014 @ 8:10 am

    Thanks for sharing this. I feel like I’m always behind on everything. We have 5 boys and usually when one is done with school he’ll ask what he can clean to play the xbox or iPad. I come up with something then later wish I had thought of something else. I’ve got a board we’re not using so I’m going to spend some time this weekend to try and get it prepared!

  2. Heidi
    September 26, 2014 @ 8:53 am

    So glad it could help! I didn’t mention, and think I might go back and add it, that the categories on the left side of the chart are done on poster board (you could tape pieces of paper together and it would work the same). This made it so they didn’t smudge off constantly and will allow me to still change the categories up if I want to tweak the system.

  3. heathfamily7
    September 26, 2014 @ 3:28 pm

    Thanks! I just came back here to write your ideas down. The poster board is perfect!
    Tara 🙂

  4. Heidi
    September 26, 2014 @ 3:54 pm

    🙂 You are most welcome!

  5. heathfamily7
    September 27, 2014 @ 7:29 pm

    I made mine! I’m so excited! Can’t wait til Monday to try it out!

  6. Heidi
    September 28, 2014 @ 2:49 pm

    Tara, it looks great! I hope it works out as well as you are hoping it will! So glad my post at least sparked an idea for you to try out!

  7. Geneviee
    September 4, 2017 @ 3:46 pm

    My kids have asked to have access to screens in the morning if they get up before me. I’ve agreed under the condition of additionnal evening chores. If the chores are done, I stick a picture of a computer on the board so they know what to do ithe evening. The extra chores change a little every day. (They clean/tidy one room or area in the house).
    We’ve only been doing this for a week now but it is working brilliantly so far.

  8. Heidi
    September 5, 2017 @ 11:33 am

    What a great idea Geneviee! A great motivator for them and a way for you to have both extra chores done and they get their extra screen time in the morning!

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