Moms Talk: What Is Your Most Hated Chore?

Cleaning dishes? Folding laundry? Dusting? What chore would you rather live without?

Each week the Mentor Patch Moms Council answers a question on parenthood posed to them by readers or another member of council.

This week's question: What is your most hated household chore? What is the one you would much rather enlist the children/husband/anyone else to do?

Donna Milnes:

My least favorite chore is dusting. Not because it is hard but because it is so redundant. Dust in the morning and it is back by lunch.

I would much rather do chores that show a completion like folding clothes, painting walls, cutting grass, etc.

Renee Ochaya:

Hands down -- my least favorite chore is cleaning the bathrooms.

Fortunately, the blue toilet bowl cleaner has always been interesting to my kids and they actually like to clean the bathroom.

Kimberly Jones:

My least favorite chore would have to be folding clothes after they come out of the dryer.

I do not mind washing them, but folding is not my favorite. I will have my daughter or husband fold them.

Devone Lansing:

I think I hate cooking more than cleaning. I'm just not that interested in it. I'm not a terrible cook, but I don't enjoy it at all.

I'm happy that my girls like to experiment in the kitchen; I'm going to turn the cooking over to them as soon as they are old enough!

Mary Jo Stack:

I think my least favorite chore is cleaning out the refrigerator.

Cleaning out all the old food items, wiping out the fridge -- yuck. Then there is cleaning the containers from the left over food.

Gloria Kilfoyle:

The chore I hate the most is to empty the dishwasher, and I am from the era when I can remember not having dishwashers.

Cleaning out the refrigerator comes in second.

I think I would like to live I the Downton Abbey time and have maids, cleaning ladies and butlers.


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