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Chore wars: How to get kids to do their chores, or else

Inspiring children to clean and do chores is often a chore itself. But there are easy ways for parents to encourage their kids to help out.

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Getting kids to do their household chores is a challenge that crosses cultures and the solutions appear just as varied.
According to the BBC, Spain's parliament is considering a law that would require children to help out in the home. "Along with doing chores, children would also have to be respectful to their parents and teachers, and have a positive attitude towards learning," the BBC reported.
"Wow. Good luck with that," wrote Randye Hoder at Time. "Back here in the United States, I can barely get my 16-year-old to take out the trash. Sometimes, it feels like Middle East ...

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