Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Parenting & Teaching and other Toddler topics.
Yelling at the kids to help clean usually doesn't motivate them. They will soon learn to tune you out and often develop low self-esteem. Children respond better to kindness. However, be assertive when needed. Let them know that they need to do their part to help clean the house to benefit the whole family.