How To Ground Your Kids: This Parenting Tactic Is Genius

Cassidy, you may not appreciate it now, but you have the smartest parents ever.

Rather than grounding her for a fixed period of time - during which both parties end up sulky, pissed off and unhappy - Cassidy's parents have given her the key to ending her incarceration.

Setting out lists of chores which earn her points is a win win: she gets her freedom and her parents get a clean house. Result!