Savvy mum tricks teen into doing chores by changing wifi password in 'genius' move

AS we're sure all parents will agree, getting your teens to help out around the house can feel like an impossible task.

Well in an attempt to get her son to tidy his room, one savvy mum decided to change the wifi password to something truly inspired.

In the viral video, the mum – who runs the account SareBear_13689 – is seen cleaning her living room before her teenage son walks in.

He asks: "Mum, what's the wifi password?"

She then replies: "Clean your room first."

An hour later, she filmed another clip of herself tidying the kitchen when her teenage son says he's completed his chores and wants to go online.


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When he asks her again what she's changed the password to, she replied: "cleanyourroomfirst. All lower case, no spaces."

The clever video has racked up over 173,000 "likes" on TikTok and parents said they'd be giving it a go for themselves.

One replied: "Parenting hack of the year!"

Another added: "Genius idea sis!"

A third gushed: "I did this with our Netflix – changed it to coffeeplease and four coffees later, my daughter got it."

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