How to Raise a Happy, Successful, Cooperative Child while Disciplining Less - Great things to think about. Ethan is definitely Fun Loving and Chase is a mix of Sensitive and Serious. Not sure about Draven yet, but he's heading in the Determined direction.
So going to institute this 'Clean your room' check list for kids! Laminate and use a dry erase marker. =) No more checking and rechecking - "Is my room clean yet, Mom?" Can I PLEASE go out side NOW??" Don't call me until the checklist is complete :)
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You give them the detailed job cards and then off they go to help you keep a clean house! I usually keep a point tally with my smaller kids (big kids dont really care for the point system, you just take away privileges from them if they don't cooperate!) Points = rewards like: dollars, soda, gum, movie rentals, screen time, etc.