Supernanny

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Wednesday 8:00 PM on ABC Premiered Jan 17, 2005 In Season

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Supernanny
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AIRED ON 3/18/2011

Season 7 : Episode 15

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"Every mum needs her Supernanny; ...surprisingly compulsive viewing. ...Frost's ideas certainly seem to be having an impact on the way people deal with their children." - The Sunday Times Television's newest superhero can tame the wildest toddler, soothe the savage six-year-old and get the most difficult child to overcome problems with behavior, sleep, mealtime, potty training and other challenges that have vexed parents around the world for centuries. This miracle worker is Jo Frost, a.k.a. Supernanny, Britain's hottest new TV star and godsend to desperate parents across the U.K. who were dazzled by her amazing results when her series debuted this summer, as she showed families the tools for transforming their children's wild ways. Her practical, no-nonsense style was honed over 15 years of nannying in the U.K. and the U.S. Now American families can tap into the secrets of this modern-day Mary Poppins in "Supernanny" on ABC. In each episode of "Supernanny," Jo observes how the parents handle their day-to-day obstacles with their children. Once she's assessed the pitfalls, she works with the parents, instilling her tried-and-true methods for transforming unwanted behavior. Then, after demonstrating just how well the new style will work and getting unbelievable results from the children, the parents must fly solo with the Supernanny techniques. For several days they try to implement Jo's suggestions, and she revisits them at the end of the program to help keep them on track for the future. Her simple methods stress consistency, communication and reasonable consequences for poor behavior, all delivered with loving firmness. She emphasizes the importance of spelling out the new rules of the household to children in advance, as well as explaining the consequences for infractions. One standard punishment in Jo's program is a short time out period on the "Naughty Step" or, for older children, in the "Naughty Room" -- a room devoid of toys, TV or other distractions. Children soon tire of the time outs and conform to better behavior. She also candidly points out to parents where they need to be more decisive, more flexible or even how they may need to adjust their expectations of a child's readiness for certain behaviors. For example, graduating a child to a seat at the dinner table instead of a high chair may be long overdue and provide an easy fix to mealtime misbehavior. When parents witness Jo's results and -- even better -- achieve them on their own, they are truly believers in the Supernanny way. Best of all, children and adults alike can enjoy the lasting benefits of a more harmonious family life. Theme Song : Be Good Johnny - Men @ Workmoreless
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  • Sleep

    8.0
    I just want to ask super nanny Jo. My son will be 10months soon and he's been sleeping in my bed for nap time and bed time. He used to sleep in his crib a few months ago. How do I get him to sleep back in his crib?
  • Nanny becoming mother

    3.5
    Id like to watch her with three children of her own. Im so sorry but I think shed also need somebodys advice. Please Nanny try having your own children now. Blessings.
  • This show is way better than watching NBA. NHL, MLB, or the NFL. It's also way better than Nanny 911.

    8.5
    This Show is great. The Kids fighting is way better then the NHL Fights. But there are some minor flaws with this show. 1 Why does Jo Forst always put up a routine when there is no issue with some of the families routine? 2 The background music is repetitive. What would be nice is to show more UK episodes. Everything else is a clean sheet 89/100 Great.
  • I NEED A NANNY BAD!!!!!!!!!!

    10
    I HAVE WATCHED THIS SHOW SO MUCH I JUST WISH I HAD THE ANSWERS THAT THESE WOMAN HAVE I HAVE 3 CHRILDERN 11,8,2 THE 11 YEAR OLD AND THE 8 YEAR OLD HAVE DIFFERENT FATHERS THEN MY 2 YEAR OLD I AM WITH MY TWO YEAR OLDS DAD NOW BUT MY HOME IS SO CRAZY MY OLDEST CHRILDERN HAVE NOT BONDED WITH HIM AS WELL AS I WOULD OF HOPED AND MY 11 YEAR OLD IS JUST OUT OF CONTROL AND NOW MY 2 YEAR OLD IS PICKING UP ALL THERE BAD HABITS IM AFFRAID ITS CAUSING ME AND MY TWO YEAR OLDS DAD ALOT OF RELATIONSHIP PROBLEMS BECAUSE I HAVE NO BACK BONE AND HE DOES WE CANT SEEM TO AGREE ON ANYTHING AND MY KIDS ARE CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE IT WOULD BE AWSOME TO HAVE THESE WONDERFUL NANNYS COME SHOW ME THE WAY!!! JAIMIEADAMIRE@YAHOO.COMmoreless
  • I LIKE IT

    10
    I WISH I HAVE THE MONEY TO PAY YOU SO YOU CANT COME TO MY HOME
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    Docu-Reality, temper tantrum, bad parenting, dysfuntional families, horrible people