A truly fantastic and usable book. Used it while my girls were growing up and it was a BIG help in keeping our home running smoothly and training the children to take responsiblity. Lots and lots of ideas to keep fresh motivation going as things change and the children grow older. A ++++++
This book is full of good, solid advice on getting kids to help. It
Got some great ideas, which really worked!
A 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
Tips that actually work, tested by actual mothers (the authors of the book).
Great book to get the family organized and have fun doing it!