'ChoreMonster' Inspires Families to Complete Chores

The new mobile app motivates children to complete tasks for rewards.
2:12 | 11/28/14

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getting kids to do a chore is a huge headache for parents and a huge fight with kids when they don't pitch in. Now a new app gets kids to help out, and gets them excited about it. And ABC's Becky Worley explains how this thing works. Reporter: See this? You have just witnessed a holy grail moment of parenting. Let's take a look in slo-mo. Child, does the chore. Parent, Claire, doesn't nag. How did they pull that off? All done. Reporter: Well, they used an app. Created by this guy. How do I make my home where my son can know that work can be a fun, amazing thing. Reporter: He's the founder of chore monster. We met at him with at an event hosted by Disney. They invested in the app. Chores are a huge hassle for parents. Over 70% of families don't assign them to their kids. How does chore monster work? Claire lists jobs on her phone. When she signs in, ice cream, screen time, or -- This kid's going for the cold, hard cash. Reporter: You get money? A buck a week. Pretty good for a 5-year-old. I have lots more than $1. Reporter: You do? When the job's done, mom check it is off. The chore monster gets excited. Reporter: Is it scary? No. A funny monster. Claire says it can be cumbersome. Oh, she recorded she did a chore. Now you need to log in and give her the points. After a week and a half, being a busy, full-time working mom. I was starting to think the sticker chart might be the way to go. But it inspired her. Reporter: Over 7 million tasks have been completed with chore monoter. And for this family, digitally reinforcing the positive is better than nagging. For "Good morning America," Becky Worley, ABC news, Santa Barbara, California. Seems like something worth try, at the very least.

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