Write notes back & forth with your child. Leave it on their bed, when they have a chance, they write back and leave it on your bed. How neat would it be to have those notes to look back on? ...I can only imagine how special this will be! I must do this.
Holding Toys for Ransom: Kids must do chores to get them back. --You left it out, mom picked it up, she's got your stuff, you're out of luck, to get it back, must do a chore, again it is yours, just like before