Rewarding Kids vs Bribing Kids: What’s The Difference?
Parenting is a full-time job, and there’s no such thing as a consensus on the right or wrong way to do it. There are thousands of books and articles out there, but at the end of the day, you have to do what’s right for your child.
Intentional or not, almost every parent has rewarded a child – and almost every parent has bribed a child as well. It’s important to remember that there is a difference.
Here are a few guidelines to help you distinguish between the two:
Every child is different, and as a parent, you’ll live and learn every single day. Something that might have worked for your child one week might not work the next week. Just try to be kind to yourself – you’re doing the best you can!