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Children Have to Learn to Earn Entitlement


Society & Culture  (tags: children, freedoms, spoiled, parents, teens )


- 2705 days ago - insidebayarea.com
HAVE YOU noticed the growing trend of children and teens who believe the world owes them something? They feel entitled to the good life, preferably without any effort on their part. The recipe that leads to this self-centered attitude in children usually



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Past Member (0)
Sunday July 1, 2007, 8:28 am
thanks for this story drew. i have to say i am guilty of letting my kids get out of doing many things. it is very hard being a single parent with a full time job. or even 2 parents that work. i feel like i am not there for them enough, so i automatically do things for them maybe out of guilt for being gone so much. and most likely later they will expect me to it and won't know how. good story and makes me think.
 

Jacki Hoover (8)
Sunday July 1, 2007, 9:28 am
Good story Drew. Just a comment. Some adults have the same mindset, especially in the workplace. I thank God every day that I have a job. I know of others who feel their employers should thank the Lord they have them as employees. Kids learn from what they see. I think some adults really need to clean up their act to help get the right message across. Peace, Jacki
 

Past Member (0)
Monday July 2, 2007, 10:43 am
Thanks Drew for posting this story....i do teach my children that thers more to life then material things and that family and friends have far more worth then any buyable item , it is ther father that spoils them and buys ther love with material things....and dont let them earn anything so in my childrens mind " we owe them"
 
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