Posts Tagged ‘gift giving’


Redirecting the Holiday “Gimmes”

PRESENTS! The children have been waiting all year. But how can parents give to their kids without nurturing a sense of entitlement? Parenting expert, Betsy Brown Braun kicks in some great tips and scripts to help parents counter the excessive expectations of the Holidays.


Battling the Forces of Entitlement

Do you ever feel you’re raising a tyrant whose every sentence ends in “I want it!”? Sociologist Dr. Christine Carter from the Greater Good Science Center shares useful advice on how to end the great entitlement battle.


What Too Many Toys Can Do

The overpacked calendars and mountains of “stuff” overtaking our lives during the Holidays can be overwhelming for young kids. Renowned author, Kim John Payne discusses the casualties of excess and the power of simplicity.