Over-indulgence and Values

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TOP TEN TIPS TO AVOID OVER-INDULGENCE
  1. Realize that over-indulging harms children’s ability to function in life.
  2. Point out when they have had enough of something.
  3. Teach the difference between what they need and what they want.
  4. At times have children wait for things they want. Coping with frustration will help them.
  5. Set and hold firm limits and rules.
  6. Follow through with consequences.
  7. Don’t do things for your children that they can do for themselves.
  8. Think about the value you put on material things and how you view responsibilities.
  9. Show gratitude for all you have.
  10. Encourage your children to think of others and make the world a better place.

 
 

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From “Gimmee” to Grateful:

Part I – Ways to Over-Indulge
Part II – Developmental Factors
Part III – How to Increase Gratitude

 

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