401 Ways to Get Your Kids to Work at Home: Household Tested and Proven Effective! Techniques, Tips, Tricks, and Strategies on How to Get Your Kids to Share the Housework... and in the Process Become Self-Reliant, Responsible Adults

401 Ways to Get Your Kids to Work at Home: Household Tested and Proven Effective! Techniques, Tips, Tricks, and Strategies on How to Get Your Kids to Share the Housework... and in the Process Become Self-Reliant, Responsible Adults

by Bonnie Runyan McCullough, Susan Walker Monson, Bonnie Runyan Mccullough
     
 

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401 Ways to Get Your Kids to Work at Home is an essential book for busy parents who would like to get their kids to share the housework and who would like a systematic program to ensure that their kids know all the basic living skills by the time they leave home at age eighteen. Among the topics it covers are:-How (and when) to assign and teach specific

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401 Ways to Get Your Kids to Work at Home is an essential book for busy parents who would like to get their kids to share the housework and who would like a systematic program to ensure that their kids know all the basic living skills by the time they leave home at age eighteen. Among the topics it covers are:-How (and when) to assign and teach specific jobs-How to give positive feedback, incentives, rewards (or punishment)-How to teach your child to organize his or her bedroom-How to teach time and money and basic household skills; handing personal hygiene and clothing needs, cooking, nutrition, and shopping skills; exploring and planning a career-Plus over 400 specific incentive/reward ideas (like charging a nickel for every sock Mom has to pick up)-It works!Whether your kids are toddlers or teenagers, you'll find immediately help and direction in Bonnie and Sue's enthusiastic, supportive advice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312299934
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
12/28/2003
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,349,027
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.57(d)

Meet the Author

Bonnie McCullough is a professional home-manager, lecturer, mother of five, and author of Bonnie's Household Organizer and Bonnie's Household Budget Book.

Sue Monson, mother of four, is a professional teacher with an M.A. in educational psychology. They both live in Lakewood, Colorado.

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