The Key to Raising "Better" Kids: It May be Easier Than You Think! by Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead

Parenting
4 years ago
The Key to Raising "Better" Kids: It May be Easier Than You Think!

As parents, we delight in making our children happy, and we do this in myriad ways, including buying them what their little hearts desire. However, research suggests that catering to our children’s material desires has negative consequences, beyond spoiling them. 

Sometimes less IS more; when we don’t give them the latest toy or gadget, we give our kids the opportunity to be creative, to make do, to problem solve. So what is the key to raising “better” kids? Say NO!

Read more about saying no to kids via The New York Times

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Katie Sloan
The last thing I want is a teen without a work ethic. I want our kids to know that life takes hard work, creativity, compromise and patience.

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