What about chores? How can you get your children to help more around the house, including cleaning their room? "Start young," she recommends. "Whether you call it chores or projects, have them do simple projects and progress to more responsibility as they get older."
"Don't feel like you have to give allowance or monetary reward for them helping around the house," she explains. For those parents who feel like they must provide money, a toy or candy for good behavior, Jo simply states: "Your time is the best way to reward good behavior."
Check out her Supernanny reward charts. These printable charts are a great way to reward good behavior and discourage bad behavior, such as whining or back talk.
After you hear exactly what happened, explain to them what constitutes bullying behavior. "I have a zero tolerance approach to bullying," she says. She definitely recommends getting the school involved.
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