I’ve done it too- rewarded my kids for good grades and behaviors with junk treats and candy sweets. I’ve even snuck a piece of chocolate to them behind their dentist daddy’s back.
Why? Well, it’s a little complicated isn’t it? I know in my head that this is an unhealthy habit, yet, in my heart and emotions I believe a little candy and cavities are a part of a great childhood (I swear I don’t have any stock in Nestle). [Read more…]