Jamie Oliver reveals kids discipline secret
As parents, we know the importance of kids earning their keep. Whether cleaning the car, tidying their room or doing the washing up, it all helps children value their pocket money and treats.
And it seems Jamie Oliver does, too, as the TV chef has opened up recently about how he makes his kids work for what they want. He’s even revealed how he once made his two eldest daughters, Poppy Honey Rosie, 14, and Daisy Boo Pamela, 13, identify herbs by smell before giving in to their nagging for a micro-scooter!
Describing the episode in an interview with Hello, reported by the Daily Mail, the 41-year-old said: “They asked so many times I said, ‘Look...’ out the front of our little farmhouse there’s a little wall and everything is edible inside the wall. I go, ‘Learn all the herbs and I’ll buy you a micro-scooter’.”
He then describes how they came back in an hour and were able to name them, so he told them to go back and do it blindfolded, by smell! He added that they were able to name “like, complicated stuff” and said: “’Okay, okay!’ I felt like I’d been done. If incentivised, kids are so clever.”
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