Leslie LoftisFollowMay 19, 2017·1 min read…figured that it doesn’t send a very good message that I place a monetary value on my son’s silence. Most parents (if they’re being honest) would admit that they sometimes think to themselves (and maybe even say out loud) “Shut up! Just stop talking. I don’t want to hear words!” but my son is such an interesting and inquisitive kid, and I want to make sure that I don’t kill that.I Paid My Son $5 To Not Talk for 10 Minutes91Nick SimardCount me in most parents. Love it. Except sometimes when, oh my gosh, the talking just keeps coming. With no intake of breath it seems. How do they do this?