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A couple of weeks ago when many people I know were revelling in their fashion week goody-bag bounty, I received a wee bounty of my own; a Mummy Blogger Bounty.  Cleaning supplies! I was actually very stoked, that stuff is expensive.

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This lovely surprise was to promote a new website aimed at helping to get the whole family involved in chores.  A miracle website, or just a fun online dashboard to help get the whole family to do ‘their bit’ – either way it’s worth a look.

www.home-heros.co.nz isn’t trying to re-invent the wheel, we all know that there is no magic trick to get unwilling kids to do chores, but this is a cute online game which Mums and Dads can use to , at the very least, teach kids HOW to do the required chores correctly.  This is one of the features I like a lot; once you have registered your family you can choose to add chores from a pre-poulated list, or you can customise your own task.  When a task is selected for completion, there is a ‘How To’ option detailing what is required and the equipment needed.  No more excuses for half-finished chores!  I like it.

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Ethan is amped to get into it and start earning points towards a reward (which you can also customise).  The interface is very kid friendly and I really think the concept may help transition some kids from being passive mess-makers to active participants in household chores.  Some kids and households don’t need gimmicks to do what should be done, but others will definitely be wanting to give this a go.

Please share if your family has a fool-proof chore system, I would LOVE to hear about it!

Check out my little Home Hero, so cute!

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Melissa

I live in rural Auckland, New Zealand. Two boys, one big, one not so big and 2 boy dogs belong to me and I them. I love Coca Cola in all of its sugar-less forms and I love you internet. I take way too many pictures of my kids and collect them all here. This is what I am doing when I should be cleaning or cooking or doing other 'useful' things.