MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — As the months of the pandemic drag on, a new survey shows that many parents are increasingly apt to cut their kids a little slack when it comes to the house rules.

The survey, which was conducted by OnePoll on behalf of BISSELL Homecare, found that 75% of parents reported they had relaxed some of the house rules since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Furthermore, “pet parents” have also been finding themselves relaxing the rules more often, doing things such as offering extra treats to their dogs and cats.

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The survey was pulled from 2,000 American parents of school-aged children.

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