Family Meeting…..Team Challenge!!

    We left off last month with starting an Employee of the month winner…which was me, by popular vote, and I was exempt from chores for a whole month. So this month, I got to pick who was Employee of the month based on their performance last month. Last month, we split up into 2 teams, Briana and her dad then Devon and Jr. And the winner was Devon and Brian Jr. for great teamwork when it came to dishes and towels!! On the other side, Briana and her dad…I have no ideal what was going on but, yeah with taking care of our dog Sage and cleaning bathrooms…I’m sure you can figure it out..lol. 

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   So in doing this team experiment, we realized that while having two people in charge of multiple chores and working together..doesn’t always get things done unless you do follow-ups with each other and actually setting schedules. This month, since Jr and Devon won the challenge last month, they are exempt from chores and everyone else has there own individual chores. 

Mom-Dishes 🍽/ cleaning bathrooms🚽

Dad-Towels💦 and sweep/mop floors💧

Briana– Taking care of our dog Sage🐶 and vaccuming🏡

Stayed tuned next month to see who wins this challenge voted by Devon and Jr.

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Family Meeting….Take 2…Action!!

So we left off last month with the Smith Family learning a new way to communicate in their family meetings called Zoom.  We rejoin the Smiths in their March meeting with topics such as chores, employee of the month, cleaning and helpful tips to save their lives.

Yesterday on Zoom….

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We discussed the chore redistribution by having everyone pick a number from 1-5.  After this, we had everyone split up into two teams.  

Later on…..

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We all had to write down prior to the meeting who they thought should be Employee of the Month and why….fold it up into little pieces and put into a box.  Sr. was in-charge of revealing the votes.  When I announced what the prize would be for the Employee of the Month…there was outrage from the crowd!! Needless to say, a couple people were not happy with the results of the Employee of the Month.

And the winner was…..MOM with 3 votes20190208_144511_HDR_1549665119698[1]

*I won the Employee of the Month and I am exempt from chores for a whole month!!*

To end the meeting we have two teams: Briana and her dad will be taking care of Sage and the bathrooms while Devon and Jr. will be doing dishes, towels/sheets,  vacuuming, sweeping and mopping. We also as the parents did a 15 minute demonstration for the teens.

Brian Sr. showed them what to look for in an oven fire and where to turn off breakers, and second, in case of flooding where the main shut-off is in the front yard and how to properly turn it off.

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I showed them how to clean the bathroom properly in 15 minutes.

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Until next month….which team will win Employees of the Month?

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Family Meetings are a must have….

Yes…everyone it is time for the Parenting Tip for February.
  So me and my family decided to do our monthly family meeting differently…we discovered Zoom. If you have never used Zoom, it is a way to get everyone on the same page without being in the same room.
We tried it…and of course we had some hiccups
Devon Smith -erased the text I sent for the Zoom meeting
Briana Smith– never got the text for Zoom meeting
Brian Smith Jr.- was playing on his screen too much
but Sr. surprised me being the less tech savvy out of all us and showing up first to the meeting👍
 Okay, so after I resent the link and everyone was on board after 10 minutes we got started finally. I will tell you that having a meeting like this is awesome!! We talked about chores…everyone picked a number 1-5 and all the chores were scrambled so they couldn’t get the same one twice. I got whatever was left over…DISHES..ugh.
Anyhow, everyone having a chance to speak their opinions on our topics was easier and the teens appreciated it.
This month we implemented Employee of the Month- At our next meeting, each person writes down a person, other than themselves, who deserves the incentive. Whoever wins gets a prize…stay tuned to find out who wins!!
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My son Brian 20 and Devon 18, daughter Briana 15 aka Bri and my husband Brian who is called Hollywood

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