I bet you have seen one in a friend’s home. Or maybe read about it in one of those Parenting or Better Homes & Gardens lying around at the pediatrician’s office. I’m not sure where I came across the general concept several years ago, but it’s a great idea and a great way to get the family on the same page.
Children are interesting creatures. Flitting here and there, learning and growing, dropping one annoying habit only to pick up another. Nonetheless, they are pretty consistent in some things. One of those is expectations. Children will almost always meet you at the level of your expectations for them.