Picky eater toddlers and using praise

Picky eater toddlers and rewards

When is it OK to use praise to encourage a picky toddler to eat? I have just finished reading this great book by Alfie Kohn called “Unconditional Parenting”. Kohn disputes the use of rewards and punishments in child rearing.  He argues that offering praise is often coercive and an attempt by adults to control a […]