It's the oldest trick in the book —a couple of dollars for chores, a gift for good grades, or a lollipop for standing patiently in the check out line. Call it what you will — an incentive, a reward, or a bribe. Many moms and dads have no problem offering their lil darlings something in exchange for a desired behavior, action, or accomplishment.

Are you guilty of giving your kids goodies to get them to do what you want?