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.
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Abbie Schiller, CEO and founder of The Mother Company, shares tips for self care and why, as parents, it is so necessary to put on our own oxygen mask first.
Feeling pressured to buy your child everything they want for the holidays? Kim John Payne shares why a ton of toys can be hazardous to your kid’s health!
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.
Our littles might have high expectations for special gifts right about now, but what about the thanks? Annie Zirkel, author of “You’ll Thank Me Later – A Guide to Raising Grateful Children (& Why That Matters)” shares her ideas about instilling gratitude in the next generation.
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Ever feel swept away in the tide of a never-ending “wake-up-breakfast-pack lunch-pick up-homework-dinner-bed” parenting cycle? TMC contributor, Tanya Ward Goodman, sets off into this New Year with a fresh commitment to noticing and appreciating the details – no matter how quickly they pass by.
Hear how Ayn Rand was “dead wrong” about sympathy, and why behaving compassionately will improve the quality of your child’s life.
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.