I read somewhere that a lot of ppl have a chores first rule. Is this true? The statement also said if it takes all day for the chores to get done then so be it. That does not sound right to me. I am all for teaching the kids responsibility and having them help out, but how can I just say the heck with school today you still have to clean your room? Does anyone else follow this rule? Does it really work and at what age did you implement this rule?