Author Alfie Kohn believes the carrot-and-stick approach to raising kids is outdated.

Why parents should tear up their rules and let kids figure out how to achieve goals

Instead of laying down the law, punishing ‘bad’ behaviour and rewarding the ‘good’, parents need to discuss issues openly with their children to foster independent thinking and tolerance

Topic |   Parenting: teens

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Author Alfie Kohn believes the carrot-and-stick approach to raising kids is outdated.
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