Mum is hailed as a ‘genius’ after she makes her kids ‘apply’ for household jobs when they ask for more pocket money – The Sun

A MUM has revealed how she made her children ‘apply’ for jobs around the house after they kept asking for pocket money.

Shaketha McGregor, who runs the blog This Mom Means Business Inc, shared snaps of the job advertisements she posted around her home with her Facebook followers.

Roles included a Kitchen Manager, Lead Housekeeper and Laundry supervisor with interviews for the positions being held in “mom’s room.”

She revealed that she had even printed out application forms so that her kids could formally apply for the roles.

As well as her job specs, Shaketha also put up a poster for “Mom’s Credit Union” which read “Let mom start you off with a line of credit to help build your allowance as well as character!

“Making on time contributions around the house can pay off big time.”


Captioning her Facebook post, Shaketha wrote: “So, my children continue to ask for a new cell phone, an allowance, and to go places.

“Yesterday I told them that I've heard their requests and that I'll have a surprise for them today when they get home from school.

“SURPRISE!!! It's a whole hiring event! ? If you want it, work for it, earn it! And yes, I also have an in home credit union lol.”

Her post quickly went viral and has now received more than 214,000 likes and over 130,000 shared on Facebook with fellow mums dubbing her a “genius.”

“This the absolute best idea ever!” commented one, while another added, “You go girl. This is fantastic!!”

A third wrote: “Great teaching values young Lady. It starts at home. RESPECT to you.”


And another agreed commenting: “Good job, Mom! I love that you are teaching so many important life skills to your children!”

In other parenting news, a mum has been left terrified after discovering her old Tupperware is toxic and contains lead and arsenic.

Meanwhile this mum has revealed how she makes a week’s worth of meals for a family of four in just two hours.

And this parent was shamed by her daughter’s school after she included cookies in her lunchbox.

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