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Put the Kids In Charge (Kinda)

Look, the kids aren’t totally helpless, right? So let’s put them to work. A fun way to do this, rather than just assigning chores, is to make them “specialists” in a particular area.

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Have an older kid? They might be your tech specialist: Send the siblings to that one with tech problems. The littlest one can be in charge of supplies. You might want to assign a snack specialist, or someone to wield that egg timer and stay on top of the daily schedule. Above all, just remember: Your children are here to make your life easier. (Hey, we can dream, right?)