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No More Bribes: How to Help Your Kid Want to Succeed

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Okay, make my kid feel smart. What's next?

When you want or need your child to do something he doesn’t want to do, your instinct may be to tighten your grip on him. Try to do the opposite. Your child is more likely to do his homework on his own if he feels like he has some control. That's autonomy.