Should adult children living at home do chores? To avoid feelings of resentment, and to encourage independence, your adult child should have some responsibilities in the household beyond taking care of his or her own space and laundry. Take time to discuss together what those responsibilities will be, such as doing yard work, cleaning or grocery shopping.
What chores do adults do? Vacuuming and/or mopping floors. Dusting surfaces. Laundering and replacing dish and hand towels. Maintaining your personal space, including changing your sheets, tidying up your room, and sorting your mail.
What chores should be done daily?
- Sweeping and mopping the floor.
- Vacuuming the rugs and carpet.
- Washing dishes and kitchenware.
- Cleaning and disinfecting the kitchen area.
- Feeding pets and cleaning litter boxes.
- Doing laundry washing.
- Preparing and cooking meals.
- Cleaning bathrooms.
What chores do you usually do at home?
- Putting away their belongings.
- Doing the laundry.
- Folding and putting away clean clothes.
- Vacuuming, sweeping, dusting.
- Setting the table.
- Clearing the table.
- Washing and putting away the dishes.
- Feeding, walking family pets; cleaning birdcages and litter boxes.