"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)
Whether your kids are toddlers or teenagers, you'll find immediately help and direction in Bonnie and Sue's enthusiastic, supportive advice.