am back in school, Kadin 7y, Henry 5y and Shane 4y and the twins help

Kerri - posted on 03/22/2013 ( 1 mom has responded )

12

122

0

I am back in school, Kadin 7y, Henry 5y and Shane 4y and the twins twins are a big mess when I am doing homework, I don't have a place to ran for quite time, and I am about to freak out

MOST HELPFUL POSTS

Debbie - posted on 03/23/2013

59

0

11

Getting back into school is a big challenge and getting homework done even a bigger one with 5 kids! You go! You don't say whether you go to night school or online but squeezing time in for all you're trying to do takes a lot of planning and patience because your children need you too! Something you might really like and your children will love is a program I used called The Happy Face Token System. It is a discipline program that gets happy first-time obediece from the children and gives you what you need when you need it. The children earn tokens for whatever you need them to do, i.e I am trying to do some homework right now. I need about 45 minutes. If you will bring the twins in with you and keep them busy until I get finished, you could earn 1 token for each minute you keep them away from me. You won't see the twins! The other children could help the same way when it comes to cleaning up and staying busy by not interfering with your quiet space. They can use a reward list (not your ordinary list) to cash in the tokens for things they like to do or want you to do for them. It is quite a remarkable experience for both mom and kids and is superior in teaching self-reliance for the children. There is a great web site at http://happyfacetokens.com. In fact, the program is so good it is even guaranteed for 30 days. It might be just what you need. Good luck.

1 Comment

View replies by

Join Circle of Moms

Sign up for Circle of Moms and be a part of this community! Membership is just one click away.

Join Circle of Moms