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Sweet as a Reward for kids: yes or no? Ideas and strategies

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Sweet Treats as a Reward. Yes or No? Host: Ellen Briggs (Family Food Experts Home of Kid Kritics Approved, Author) Co-Host: Carolina Jantac, MS, RD, LD (Kid Kritics Approved) Guest: Casey Hinds (kyhealthykids.com) We train dogs with treats. Should we do the same with kids? Listen to our honest discussion about the short and long term consequences of teachers and parents rewarding kids with candy and cookies. If you haven’t ever heard of the Magic Apple, you will know what it is when you listen to this show. It will become clear why even as an adult, you associate good behavior with sweet treats. The question of whether any food at all should be used to say, “Good Job” is debated. 

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