We've all been guilty of it. "You can have a lollipop if you just smile for this photo." Or, "You can watch your show when we get home if you're good while we're shopping." Sometimes, bribing is the only thing we can think of to make the days survivable—even if we would never dare admit that to anyone.
But is it really something we need to be ashamed of?
Is Bribing Our Kids Really So Bad?