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Bruce Feiler on having a happy family

The best-selling author of "The Secrets of Happy Families" on getting kids to do chores, squelching sibling squabbles, reducing your nagging, holding successful family meetings, and his top parenting tip. (Videotaped remotely via Skype.)

By Hank Pellissier

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Getting kids to do chores

Persuading kids to do their chores is such a chore. Find out what Feiler suggests — and
why his kids call chores "awesome stuff." (Read the complete interview here.)

Hank Pellissier is a freelance writer on education and brain development, and the author of  Brighter Brains: 225 Ways to Elevate or Injure Intelligence. He is also a SAT and SSAT tutor and director of the Brighter Brains Institute