A Daily news digest by Jasper van Santen

Why Children Need More Chores – NYTimes.com

In News on March 13, 2012 at 18:24

Why Children Need More Chores…. and why Parents need to be PARENTS 

 “While a 5-year-old in Peru’s Amazon region can be found climbing trees to harvest papayas and “helping haul logs thicker than her leg to stoke a fire,” an 8-year-old in America’s Los Angeles region can be found lying on his back on a sofa, ordering his dad to untie his shoe — and being scolded only because he didn’t say “please”.



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