A third of parents bribe their children
A third of parents admit to bribing their children a new survey has found.
MyVoucherCodes asked 1,471 mums and dads how they get their children to behave and help around the house, with 32% admitting to bribing their children to behave, and 29% saying they do it for help with chores. A low 8% said they would never use it. However 11% claimed it was the “Only way” to get their child to do as they were asked.
The top 5 things used as bribery by parents are:
- Sweets and chocolate (48%)
- Money (44%)
- Video Games (37%)
- Allowing children to stay up later (31%)
- Allowing children to watch certain TV shows (26%)
Do you use bribery in your house? What’s your weapon of choice? Share your thoughts below…