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Mum Kat Zoe Clark shares her seven ‘harsh’ rules for her kids

Mum shares the seven house ‘rules’ she makes her young daughters follow including paying rent from 18, having to do a team sport and turning on their phone’s location – but is it too harsh?

  • Aussie mum and TikTok star Kat Zoe Clark shared the rules for her kids 
  • The 35-year-old from the Gold Coast has two daughters aged 18 and 11 
  • In a now-viral video, she detailed the seven house rules 
  • The kids must be honest and have their phone location turned on at all times 
  • They must also play a sport, go to school and pay rent from age 18  

A mum-of-two has gone viral online after listing the rules she’s set in place for her two daughters aged 18 and 11 – including being honest and having their phone location turned on at all times.

TikTok star Kat Zoe Clark, from the Gold Coast, Australia, detailed the rules in a one-minute video which has exceeded more than 2.9million views since the day it was posted.

The guidelines fell into seven different categories – location, honesty, parties, sport, school, boyfriends and rent.

Aussie mum and TikTok star Kat Zoe Clark, from the Gold Coast, (pictured, centre) detailed the house rules in a one-minute video

The guidelines fell into seven different categories - location, honesty, parties, sport, school, boyfriends and rent

The guidelines fell into seven different categories – location, honesty, parties, sport, school, boyfriends and rent 

For the first rule regarding ‘location’, Kat said: ‘Yes, you have to have your location on. Will I check it? Probably not, unless you’re running late.’

Next she added how honesty is her ‘biggest policy’ and said: ‘I expect my kids to be honest with me but I will also do the same for them.’ 

‘If they ask me a question about my past I am 100 per cent honest and I don’t sugar coat anything,’ she said. 

Both daughters are able to go to parties, but their age determines the curfew set in place.

‘General rule of thumb is, if you’re in grade nine, you’re home by nine. If you’re in grade 10, you’re home by 10. Once you’re 18, I don’t really care when you get home,’ Kat said.

Kat’s seven house rules at a glance

Location – the location on phones must be switched on at all times 

Honesty – honesty is encouraged at all times 

Parties – both daughters are able to go to parties, but their age determines the curfew set in place

Sport – at least one sport must be played to encourage physical education and reduce the amount of ‘screen time’  

School – Kat encourages the kids to choose their own path with school, but they need a plan if they wish to drop out 

Boyfriends – both daughters can have boyfriends, but they need to listen to Kat’s opinion of them 

Rent – the kids must pay rent when they turn 18 or get a job 

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Do you think the rules are ‘too much’?

  • No, the rules are fair 54 votes
  • Yes, the rules are harsh 5 votes
  • Unsure 1 votes

Kat’s two daughters also need to play a sport to encourage physical education and to limit ‘screen time’ on their phones. 

When it comes to school Kat says she’s ‘relaxed’ and encourages the kids to choose their own path, but they need a plan.

‘I’m actually really relaxed when it comes to school. If my kids want to drop out though, they’ve got to have a business plan or a job.’

In regards to partners, Kat said: ‘My girls can have boyfriends, but if I have a problem with their boyfriend, they have to listen to my opinion about them.’

By the time they turn 18 they start paying rent or get a job.

Kat's two daughters also need to play a sport to encourage physical education and move their bodies during the day

Kat’s two daughters also need to play a sport to encourage physical education and move their bodies during the day

When it comes to school Kat says she's 'relaxed' and encourages the kids to choose their own path, but they need a plan

When it comes to school Kat says she’s ‘relaxed’ and encourages the kids to choose their own path, but they need a plan

The viral video received mixed responses from other TikTok users, as some praised Kat while others disapproved of the rent rule.

‘This is actually super reasonable,’ one person wrote.

‘Agreed with all except rent, you choose to bring them into this world and if they live with you they shouldn’t pay rent, they’re your kids!’ another added.

‘I love the “if you’re in grade, 10 you’re home by 10” rule,’ a third said.

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