Nifty·May 13, 201326 Simple Tricks To Make Your Kids Do Whatever You WantThey have so much energy; shouldn't it be channeled into making your life easier?by Alanna OkunBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Get them to give you a soothing massage. pintrocity.com As long as you don't mind miniature tire tracks across your back. 2. Make a trade for chores. flipmad.com 3. Hide healthy vegetables in desserts. thepaleomom.com Like these spinach brownies. 4. grocerybudget101.com! Or this zucchini crisp. 5. If all else fails, resort to playing with their food. feedingfourlittlemonkeys.blogspot.com 6. One Direction turn teeth-brushing into a mouth-party. walmart.com If they're not into 1D, this toothbrush also comes in Selena Gomez and Taio Cruz versions. 7. Teach saving habits early with a compartmentalized piggy bank. msgen.com 8. Keep them from doing dumb stuff online. crsbbq.tumblr.com Or at least minimizing it. 9. Get them to always wash their hands. taylorgifts.com Money soap available here. 10. Instill in them a love of math. reddit.com 11. Turn picky eating into a game. realsimple.com Let them roll the dice to determine how many more bites of a meal they have to finish/fake a sense of actual control in the matter. 12. Sweeping can become a game too. picasaweb.google.com All it takes is a painter's tape outline. 13. So can doing basically all chores. bhg.com Write the name of a bunch of different chores on Ping-Pong balls and set a timer, maybe for half an hour. Each time the chore on the ball is complete, they pick a new one, and the kid with the most balls at the end wins. The fabulous prize is entirely up to you. 14. Get them to clean their rooms. joyreactor.com 15. (This way is just downright cruel.) 957kjr.com 16. Make sure they don't fall in. reddit.com And practice your own aim while you're at it. Smaller seat available here. 17. Let them think they're helping you play your videogames. blog.asiantown.net They'll never know the difference. 18. Keep the peace. reddit.com 19. Keep them safely in bed. pinterest.com 20. Keep their hair and toys intact. foundshit.com 21. Let baby animals do the nagging for you. cfabbridesigns.com 22. cfabbridesigns.com 23. Teach which shoes go on which foot. wearethatfamily.com 24. Make sure they never miss curfew again. instagram.com 25. reddit.com This dad made his daughter wear a shirt of his face for a week when she violated her curfew. 26. Tell bullies what's up. dailyhaha.com Are you a parent looking for a little help figuring things out — or just wants a good laugh about the crazy things kids do? Sign up for the weekly BuzzFeed Parents newsletter!