Bribes vs. Rewards
Bribes vs. Rewards

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  • Bribes teach children that they will be rewarded for acting out.
  • Rewards provide a well thought through incentive for doing a good job.
  • Rewards should be used to develop positive habits instead of dependence on the reward.
Spanking doesn’t work; here’s what does
Spanking doesn’t work; here’s what does

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  • Learning more effective and less risky forms of discipline ahead of time can help you avoid spanking.
  • Clearly establishing reasonable expectations and making it fun to be good can help prevent bad behavior.
  • Discipline works best when everybody is calm and thinking clearly: taking some time to calm down can help everybody clear their head.

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