How chores can help kids with ACES

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Just remember they’re bound to mess up sometimes (and that’s OK) by Diana Hembree, Science Writer, Center for Youth Wellness If you have children – especially ones who’ve experienced significant hardship– you may have felt like chores are a burden they could do without. But research suggests chores are one of the few proven predictors of adult success. “Every child feels better when needed,” says Barbara Greenberg, PhD, a clinical teen and child psychologist based in Fairfield, Connecticut. Far from harming children with adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) such as abuse, ne...