Mums chore chart shocks parents across the country.
The mum’s guide has kids as young as two doing the laundry, four-year-olds emptying the dishwasher and six-year-olds cleaning the bathroom!
The list of chores which was shared by Sports Mom Survival Guide has been labelled “irresponsible” after the mum claims that children from 12 upwards are capable of baby-sitting their siblings, washing windows and ironing, reports The Sun.
The mum recommends that children aged between two and three are capable of putting laundry away, feeding pets, cleaning up their messes and even dusting.
Five-year-olds should also be unloading the dishwasher, folding their clean washing, and setting the table before meals.
The guide has sparked fierce debate online with many arguing that it put too much responsibility on children.
One replied: “Teach them how to pick up after themselves. But not to pick up after everyone else. If you’re a parent – especially a stay-at-home parent – that’s your job!”
Another added: “Kids should definitely help with chores but I fell like if they’re doing all these jobs, what chores are the parents doing?”
A discussion on TODAY’s Facebook page saw a divided response with the hosts agreeing it was a good idea to start getting kids involved with the household chores from a young age.
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