Kid"s won"t eat their greens? Stickers work better than "false" words of praise

Children won”t eat their greens Stickers work better than “false” words of praiseSmall rewards help change children”s attitudes to foodVerbal praise not effective as youngsters see it as “insincere” A study found youngsters who were offered small rewards were more inclined to eat vegetables If you”re fighting a losing battle trying to convince your children to gobble up their greens, a simple solution might be at hand. A study found that youngsters who were offered small rewards, such as stickers, for eating shunned foods were more inclined to change their attitude. However verbal praise didn”t work in the majority of cases, as researchers said parents” words might have seemed “insincere”.