You give them the detailed job cards and then off they go to help you keep a clean house! I usually keep a point tally with my smaller kids (big kids dont really care for the point system, you just take away privileges from them if they don't cooperate!) Points = rewards like: dollars, soda, gum, movie rentals, screen time, etc.
How to teach children to tell the truth. We can't expect our children to be honest if we are lying. We can't expect them to want to tell the truth if we scare and offer punishment. Discipline not punishment.