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Kids Who Do Chores Are More Successful Adults

November 24, 2019

 

 

When your kids balk, science is on your side.

 

Want your kids to grow up to be successful? Make them do chores. When they balk (and trust me: they will probably balk), you can tell them that scientific researchsupports you.

 

It sounds great, and it's true--but there is a catch. (We'll get to that in a minute.) For now, the science.

 

In the Harvard Grant Study, the longest running longitudinal study in history, (spanning 75 years and counting--from 1938 to the present), researchers identified two things that people need in order to be happy and successful:

 

The first? Love.

 

The second? Work ethic.

 

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