How To Raise Kids In An Over-Entitled World
Amy McCready founder of positive parenting solutions and the author of the Me,me, me epidemic talks about how to raise capable kids in an over-entitled world
She mentions the following;
We all have them: the “What were we thinking?” parenting moments. We let our kids sneak in after curfew because we don't want another battle. Or we stock our purse with candy to make it through errands. Or maybe we've been cleaning the forgotten guinea pig's cage — every Saturday for two years!
Guilty as charged? In fact, most of us have probably gone to similar extremes rather than trying to actually change our kids' behavior.
There's nothing wrong with helping our kids out every so often — but when our “helping” and “allowing” become a way of life, we're walking the slippery slope of the entitlement epidemic.
In fact, more and more parents are recognizing the signs of entitlement in their kids. We see kids who won't lift a finger to help out, who think the world revolves around them, who rarely show gratitude and empathy and who demand more…more…more!
But the seeds of entitlement are sown over the years in a million little parenting decisions — all made in the name of love. Sometimes a few tweaks in parenting style can make all the difference.
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