UPDATED: August 1st, 2016
If you are one of the many parents who just spent 20 minutes vehemently negotiating with your three-year-old, then rest assured, you’re not alone. We’re talking to you mom at the playground begging for your toddler to get off the swings. And we’re looking at you, poor guy at the dinner table trying desperately to convince your kid that green beans are delicious. If everything you’ve tried isn’t working—and we know you’ve tried it all—then maybe it’s time to consider the idea of using reverse psychology on children.