A point based chore chart for grounding. Assign points to the punishment and for chores around the house. To get ungrounded the child must complete chores. It could take a day or a month, it's up to your child! Seems like it would work SO much better than
I always love anything Richard and Linda Eyre have to say about parenting - (another pinner said)- I love this money system for kids. It comes from the book "The Entitlement Trap" by Richard and Linda Eyre. Best parenting book ever.
a better bedtime routine - getting kids to go to bed
Use the guest password option to set a daily wifi password for them to earn - if they want FB and Netflix on the iPod and nook. They will do chores. Such a good idea - need to remember this for when the kids are older!
Each article of clothing = 5 minutes earlier to bed. Smart way to teach your kids to clean without reminding them or feeling the need to nag them. It is a simple way to teach them that lets them be responsible for themselves.
So you've assigned chores, but it's still not working for your family. The kids fight, the work is lousy and mom is tired. I found this secret to getting your kids to do their chores well and I promise you're gonna love it!