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    8 days ago - By NZ Life & Leisure

    Jim Kayes has been a journalist for 25 years. He survived growing up with four sisters and is now married with two daughters. This week he is on strike to help improve his daughters' usefulness around the house.
    The keys to the ute are staying on the hook while the laundry baskets remain sitting, full, in the hallway and the dishwasher fails to empty itself.
    I've gone on strike, sort of, in an effort to jolt the girls into bucking up their acts when it comes to helping out around the house.
    I delivered a good rant the other night about the need for “proactively doing chores” based on the...
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