Learning, Parenting

The day my son quit ChoreMonster

Our family had been using ChoreMonster for about a month. We were still getting the hang of things and were trying our best to make it a habit because all of us hate chore charts. This was in the beta days though, before the parent app and the monster carnival. My eight year old loved […]

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Chore Tutorials, Learning, Video

Chore Tutorial: Feed The Pets

Feeding the pets. It’s one of the most common chores that kids pitch in on. We know this because we see how many of you assign it to your kids using ChoreMonster. Well, what might sound easy can be tough if the kids are doing it for the first time, or maybe have been doing […]

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Learning

Ask Dooey: Episode 1

Dooey, one of the monsters from Fartopolis, has all kinds of interests and loves new adventures. We asked kids to ask Dooey some questions to get to know him better, find out what he had to say. Dooey has plenty more to say, so get in on our next Ask Dooey video by having your […]

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Parenting

5 Quotes For Moms To Help Make Sense Of Monday

Photo credit: Big Grey Mare / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND Let’s be honest, Mondays can be difficult. Whether you’re trying to motivate a teenager, or trying to wrangle a handful of toddlers, the start of the week can leave you with a blank feeling sometimes. A great quote can help. It won’t take away your […]

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Learning, Parenting

Should Your Kids Have Limited Screen Time?

Photo credit: aperturismo / Foter / CC BY-SA Technology is an integral and growing part of our daily lives. As a parent, I have to grapple with how that technology is used within my family on a near constant basis. And the opinions on how I ought to do that, of course, vary widely. Some […]

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Video

MonsterShorts #1: The Daily Grind

Welcome to the very first episode of our brand new video series, MonsterShorts! MonsterShorts take your kids into the world of Fartopolis, the place where all of our Monsters live. It gives the kids a chance to see the funny business the monsters are getting into while continuing to entertain and engage them. We hope […]

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Chores

5 Holiday Season Chore Ideas For Your Kids

Photo credit: Sharon Mollerus / Foter / CC BY Just because it’s the holiday season doesn’t mean that chores should stop. After all, in most homes the holidays mean even more work for parents, and so it makes sense to let your kids share the load a little bit during this hectic time. Here are […]

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