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A Key to Effective Parenting

A magazine headlined the following: “DO KIDS HAVE TOO MUCH POWER? Yes, say many parents.”

Major points of the article include overindulgence and the coddling of children in an attempt to insulate them from any discomfort.

The article noted that it is a little ironic that the success and new found prosperity—the very accomplishments and good fortune that parents so desperately desire to share—actually put children at risk.

Indulged children are often less able to cope with stress because  parents have created an atmosphere where their whims are indulged. Such children grow up  assuming that they’re entitled and that life should be a bed of roses.

Young people manipulate parents by their constant asking —and thereby controlling the situation. Parents … >>>