One at a Time
Four year old Max isn't very good at picking up his toys.
WOW! I really like how you clicked on that link just now! ;^)
Praise is another one of the classic parenting techniques that is now subject to some controversy. I don't mind tipping my hand here--I'm firmly in the pro-praise camp. But, like so many other areas of parenting, the devil's in the details, so to speak... The way that praise is given makes a huge difference.