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Stop Overindulging Your Children

Stop Overindulging Your Children

Everything else is a , a luxury: video games, iPods, cell phones, the latest fashion—whatever new item their friends have. Today, far too many parents fall for the “nag factor.” They know their kids are bombarded by ads telling them to buy certain...

12 Signs You’Re Overindulging Your Child

Kids don’t need parents who make them happy. They need parents who will make them capable, says Jill Rigby, author of . Sadly, our self-absorbed society has told parents to help their kids feel good about themselves, that it’s the parents’ duty to...

6 Useful Tips To Stop Overindulging Your Kids

Happiness is relative. For a 65 year old man, the ultimate moment of joy might be meeting his children after a year. A middle-aged man may associate happiness with getting a promotion at work. Thanks to media’s growing role in consumerism and comm...

Raising Children In An Age Of Overindulgence

This is testimony to the fact that we live in an age of overindulgence. Has overindulgence become the new normal? Some everyday examples: Too Much Screen Time for a Four-year-old While at the local coffee shop you see a dad come in with his four-y...

Is Your Child Too Overindulged?

Have you ever wondered if you are overindulging your child? As parents, we want to be there to help our kids as much as we can and to give them the things we may not have had as children. We want to make sure that their needs are met and that we a...

Why Overindulging Your Child Can Have Devastating, Lifelong Effects

Whether it's an attempt to buy love or happiness, help your child fit in, fight his battles, or simply keep her from throwing a tantrum, constantly saying yes can be far more damaging than saying no."Television commercials often show the parent an...

Avoid Overindulging Your Intense Child

It is remarkably easy to give in to the demands of an intense child, just to create peace for one moment! You are with relatives, and know that a fit could occur if you remain firm, so you take the path of least resistance. Or you are at home, and...

Stop Overindulging Your Kids

I really can’t deal with parents who coddle and spoil the shit out of their kids. Good grief, people… This generation has a high enough sense of entitlement without being sent the message that they don’t have to figure things out for themselves, d...

How Much Is Enough?

How much is enough? It’s a question many parents find themselves asking while raising children. My most recent focus has been the concept of overindulgence – and I’ve learned that giving your children too much can actually harm them. Parents from...

Overindulgence – The Cornucopia Of Too Much

Overindulgence – The Cornucopia of Too Much As the holiday gift-giving season approaches, many parents want to give their children the things they didn’t have when they grew up, especially during the holidays. They find it difficult to resist gett...

Parents Who Overindulge Set Kids Up For Resentment, Difficulties.

Joey and Natalie McFarlane, 1 and 4 years old respectively, are the only grandchildren their grandparents have. Each year on Natalie's birthday, Dec. 15, "we have her two grandmothers, three uncles and two aunts loading this child up with presents...

Am I Spoiling My Young Child?

The word "spoiled" is a loaded term, one that has many levels of meaning for us as parents. You may envision a nagging in-law saying your children are "spoiled," you may remember a kindly grandparent "spoiling" you as a young child, or an unruly, ...

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Overindulging And Creating Self-Centered Children

Overindulgence starts from a good heart. Parents try to shield their children from the pains and difficulties they had to endure while growing up. Sometimes parents are responding to their own feelings of guilt and anxiety.

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Stop Overindulging Your Children

Naga Bala KrishnanNaga Bala Krishnan
Have you ever wondered if you are overindulging your child? As parents, we want to be there to help our kids as much as we can.