Vlog: My Chore Pack System

(This video was first posted on RaisingHomemakers.com - but this is the first time it has been featured on Women Living Well. I apologize if this is a repeat for you! I’m expecting about 13 moms and 30+ little children to my house for a picnic today – so there’s no time to write! Gotta get myself in order! Have a great weekend!)

I first saw this chore pack system used on the Duggar’s Show 19 Kids and Counting. Here’s our version of their chore pack system that we have used for over a year with great success!

Walk with the King!


  1. I think this is awesome!! My daughter has been behind in her speech, all though she is doing well now. We still use something called PECS which are small pictures of things she does, likes, hates to do, you get the idea… so this is just what she would need!!! Thanks so much for re-posting this!!Have a blessed day! April

  2. Suzanne says:

    We use this too–the Duggar's use the Maxwell's Chore Pack system. The book Manager's of their Chores is a great resource btw:-) Have fun today!

  3. Jennifer says:

    Thanks for sharing! I hope your picnic is a huge success. :)

  4. Me and Mine in a Small Town says:

    What a great idea! I hadn't seen this one on the show! So nice to meet another homeschooling mom! I'm following now!

  5. Theresa says:

    I love the Maxwell's books. I have to revamp our chore packs and get back to using them this summer. Love the idea of adding a special one and giving a treat.

  6. momstheword says:

    I would have loved this system when my kids were little, and they would have too! Hmmm, I wonder if I can talk them into it now (they are 17 and 21), haha!

  7. Cute! What a fun idea! If I had a chore pack like that when I was little, I may have enjoyed it more! Thanks for the great idea.

  8. Family Style School says:

    Thanks for this. You being able to Vlog it was a nice visual for me.

  9. lea ann says:

    excellent video! courtney – we were at moody at the same time. I just saw your post on the FB group for alumni..and wanted to check out your blog.

    you're so articulate and cheerful. great video!

    I will say this..I'm not married yet and am praying about it…so I'd love to be a wife and a mom :) hopefully that will happen if God allows!

  10. Suzanne says:

    I really like this idea, especially the photos of the chores you want your children to do. Thanks for sharing.

  11. Neat idea. Thank you for sharing.

  12. thank you for linking up on the modsquad blog today! sounds like a few of us could use some help and this looks like a great system!!

  13. I kind of had to laugh at this! I am a Duggar fan, love that family. My kids do have chores, though we do charts not the chore packs. But where I laughed was the quarter a day. That is EXACTLY what we do! If they do their chores, have good attitudes and do their school work they get a quarter a day. If they have no struck out (what we say when they loose thier quarter) I bump it up to $2 for the week. Love it! Works great for us. Sweet Blessings~ Jenifer


  1. [...] Resources such as my schedules for cleaning, meals and school (which I very loosely follow), my chore pack system (which I used faithfully for 2+ years but this year the children are doing their chores [...]

    [...] plans,  my schedules for cleaning, meals and school (which I very very very loosely follow), my chore pack system (which I used faithfully for 2+ years but this year the children are using chore charts instead) [...]

  3. [...] from the book Managers of Their Chores, but instead of purchasing them, I made my own, kind of like Courtney did.) They are working out great and have virtually eliminated the tension that was always created [...]

  4. [...] paying all the money to buy the book/chorepack combo, I just made some myself that are similar to these. Most of the photos in this post are ones that I took last summer as I made up our new chore [...]

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