Currently there’s a great deal of confusion about the best way to raise kids. The perception that the world is a dangerous place is causing us to closet or over-protect our children. We have a greater propensity than our own parents did to satisfy our children’s material demands, so we run the risk of raising an indulged generation.
Many children grow up with an exaggerated sense of entitlement to rights, freedoms and goods, which are often way beyond their means or grasp. In wanting what’s best for kids we do run the risk of doing too much for them, giving them too much and also removing all risk from their environment.
If we are to prepare children adequately for the future then parents need to take a step back and provide an environment that develops their confidence, their character and their resilience
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