My Job Chore Chart (Free and Kinda Nifty)





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My Job Chart

I don’t blog a lot about all of the things I get in my email every day. After 7 years of blogging, I am very choosy about what I endorse/recommend whether I am paid for it or I do it for free.  It has to be something that I find extremely useful for myself, my family, and for you all.

I know many of you that read my blog are parents/grandparents/parents to be/have nieces and nephews/etc etc etc.  You are or know someone who is struggling with getting the kids to help out around the house.

That my friends is my story.

I have 4 and none of them are willing to jump up and help.  I insist on it though.  Not only is it not easy to pick up after 6 people in this house when you’re just one person, I am raising 4 future adults.  I want my children to be productive citizens of their communities.  I want them to know how to do things for themselves and not expect anyone to pick up the slack for them.  I also don’t want them bringing their laundry home to mama when they are 42. :)

I thought I’d check out My Job Chart when it came through as an offer in my email today. 

My Job Chart is the free, easy to use, online chore chart and reward system for teaching, organizing and motivating your kids to Save, Share and Spend responsibly.

My Job Chart makes it easy for parents to assign chores and more motivating and meaningful for children to fulfill them.

My Job Chart facilitates fun, engaging, hands-on learning for kids on the ABCs of prosperity including saving, sharing and spending.

My Job Chart gives parents the satisfaction of seeing their kids gain the foundation skills of a strong work ethic and financial responsibility.

My Job Chart takes the struggle out of instilling a strong work ethic in kids.

Sign up was painless, enter your email, a password, click the link in the verification email, and you’re set up.

Once you are logged in, the first thing you see (at least the first time you log in) is the account settings –


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Then you start filling in chores, which is pretty straight forward.

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I’m going to give it a try.  See how it goes with my kids.  We have used the poster style job chart, which didn’t work because my kids never left it alone.  On my computer, they can’t destroy it. :)

Plus there is the iPad, iPhone, and Android apps.

They can check their chores on their own phones or tablets.

I wish there was a way to CONNECT the chores app to the tablet or the PS3 so that it would turn on until they had completed their chores.  How awesome would that be?

Anyway, if you want to give it a go with me, you can check it out here.  Let me know what you think of it OR if you have found something that works with your kids, leave me a comment below.  After being a parent for over 14 years, I still haven’t found the magic key to open the I want to do my chores box.

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