Saying no to a child can be tough, even when the demands seem completely insane—like wanting a pony to live in the backyard. Yet automatically giving in to a kid to avoid a fit, or habitually acquiescing to unreasonable wants, is not the way to go either. Here’s how to avoid raising an entitled child—and what you should do if you already have one.
Parents Talk Back
Tell us: What’s your take on homework? Please select the sentence below that best reflects your point of view.
Kids today get too much homework.
31% (15 votes)
Homework is important. Kids need to stay on task to keep up with the pack.
19% (9 votes)
Parents should be encouraged to help young kids with homework.
35% (17 votes)
Parents should encourage kids to complete homework assignments on their own.
15% (7 votes)
Total votes: 48