12 Of The Craziest Bribes Parents Had To Make To Get Their Kids To Do Things

Ideally, we could never raise our voices, never need to rehash a guideline, and our kids would listen mindfully. In any case, what fun would that be? Call it "motivator," call it "inspiration," however in all actuality, there comes a period when a parent must surrender the act of flawless child rearing and haul out a fresh $20 to complete some yard work.

Ear Piercing


“My twins were 4 and they wanted their ears pierced. I told them that if they could be out of nighttime pull-ups then they could have their ears pierced. They did it within about a month.” — Steph D

Chocolate — in the Morning


“I once gave chocolate to my youngest around 9 a.m. while grocery shopping so she would stop screaming in the stroller. We don’t shop that early anymore, lol.” — CafeMom user jellybeanjean