8 years, 3 months.
Every night after dinner now, you and I now tag-team drying the dishes. Specifically, you handle drying and putting away the countless number of plastic water bottles, cups, and containers it apparently takes for our family to function on a daily basis.
Plus, every Wednesday and Sunday, you are now responsible for collecting the garbage from the five smaller wastebaskets throughout our house, so that I can combine them with the tall kitchen garbage, then take them outside to the main garbage bin.
I must say, this system has been working very well over the past few weeks in has been in effect.
For a few dollars a week, I am impressed by the way you get the work done amazingly without complaining.
Sure, the money helps- but I also recognize you’re definitely old enough now to secretly crave some sense of responsibility.