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I’m proud to pay taxes in the United States; the only thing is, I could be just as proud for half the money.”
- Arthur Godrey





Thursday Thought

Genius is the ability to renew one’s emotions in daily experience.”
–Paul Cezanne





Motivating your kids with bribes (or threats)?

“If you empty the dishwasher right now, I’ll give you a dollar.” Does this sound familiar? We’ve all done it: offered our kids little bribes — and maybe even threatened to take away privileges — to get them to do what we’ve asked. Here’s why we might not want to do this, even if it works.

For more tools and strategies for motivating kids, register for my Raise Kids’ Emotional Intelligence online class.





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