Parenting: (trying to) Teach the toddler housework ūüôĄ

Today while mulling around the household I caught glimpse of the 2 year old Lynn for once, looking…. bored.¬†

And so, a bright idea hit me: 

‘Why not have her learn how to do housework and contribute to the home? Afterall, soooooo many parenting experts say thats easy, great and fun to do right?’¬†

And so well, I discovered that the true agonising nature of teaching a toddler how to use tools in housework basically can be distilled down to 3 main steps:

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1. Processing the instructions.

2. Exploration of possibilities.
and yes…
3. Making a decision¬†ūüôĄ…

Step 4 was chasing her down with a pair of crutches, which well.. was more work. 


Keith Father, Teacher and Life Photographer. Lives a life of positivism & seeks to photograph Life & his 2 toddlers Kei & Lynn.