A LAS VEGAS FAMILY NEEDS TO DOUBLE DOWN
ON DISCIPLINE, ON ABC'S "SUPERNANNY"
"Federico Family" - Sylvia and Michael Federico have three boys, ages 2, 3 and 5. Mom openly admits she wants to be the fun mom rather than a disciplinarian. Both parents bribe the kids with junk food to get them to behave or to otherwise appease them. Mom brings a loaded backpack with sugary snacks when she takes the boys out in public to use for bribes if they misbehave or complain. The kids sneak snacks all day long, and the parents baby the children, especially Dominic, the 5-year-old. They brush his teeth for him, pick out his clothes and let him use the stroller at will, instead of his 2-year-old brother. When she tries to follow Jo's instructions for a time out, Sylvia calls it "torture." Can Jo get these parents to stop mollycoddling and ante up? Find out on "Supernanny," FRIDAY, MARCH 11 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
Nick Powell is the creator and executive producer of both the American and British versions of the show. Nick Emmerson and Stephanie Schwam are executive producers of the American version. "Supernanny" is produced by Shed Media.
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