Now that they are older, they can do more to help around the house. They will probably tell you they are slaves and do everything, but here it is in black and white.
Knowing what they are expected to do saves me from asking and asking and asking for things to be done the minute we walk in the door. I don't like starting our evenings like that and t hey certainly don't like it. It's posted. Everyone knows.
Chores that are not completed result in the child owing some of their allowance back to us.