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Consider providing a reward for an older child providing childcare for younger siblings or doing additional chores around the house. While money is always nice, sometimes extra privileges and perks means more, which is nice for you if you happen to be running low on funds. Consider extra driving privileges, free tickets to the movies, allowing friends over for a party or sleepover, a special outing or concert free from babysitting responsibilities. The goal is to encourage good behavior by offering rewards and it is more likely to be repeated.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|