JBird is a fan of money. He's not obsessed or anything, but he does enjoy a good dollar just like anyone else. Anyway, a friend of his did a thing where she didn't eat candy or treats for a year and got $100. JBird's ears perked up and he proposed the idea to us. We readily agreed. In private told each other we'd gladly pay him $1000 but don't tell him that. I'm not sure he realizes how hard this is going to be.
We did make a couple of exceptions. 1) If someone brings in a treat for their birthdays at school he can have ONE and 2) if his teachers bring something for the class at church he can have ONE. I guess we figured once in a while wouldn't hurt and it might even keep him going for the long haul. We also told him he only had to go to Christmas. It would be too sad to have him not eat any of my nummy treats at Christmas. He will still need to get through Easter and the horrendous Halloween though so he will need to exercise a considerable amount of self-control.
So it starts today. He's excited about it.
Good luck JBird!
Is this something you would ever even CONSIDER doing? Me either.