Chores are good for kids, research says - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock


Chores are good for kids, research says


By Cassie Hataway | email

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - It isn't just a ploy to have your kids take out the garbage.  According to a study from San Francisco State University, kids helping with chores around the house, can steer them away from depression. 

In a survey of more than 200 teens, they found the young people who were assigned regular chores developed a sense of family obligation and reported fewer symptoms of depression.  Specifically, researchers found that helping elders in the family was good for a teen's mental health.

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