Rewarding Children’s Behavior: Should We Be Doing It?

should we reward children's behavior

Rewarding children’s behavior — it’s common, but should we be doing it? I was raised in the era of “good jobs” and gold stars; sticker charts and color-coded behavior cards. Many of us grew up with conditional rewards like, “If I do x, then I’ll get y.” Therefore, they became our defaults as we parent […]