June 24, 2017

Spoiled Rotten

spoiled rottenIn this article from The New Yorker, writer Elizabeth Kolbert juxtaposes a 6-year-old child living in the Amazon (who happily does more manual labor than any adult I’ve ever known) with middle class American children today, children who by and large don’t know how to do even the simplest tasks because we don’t expect more of them.  Read more

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  1. Are there actually people that dispute that American children are the most indulged children? Just take a quick look at your kid’s bedroom. When you have everything, you’re not grateful for anything. It’s clear there is something wrong with our generation of parenting and I examine why this breeds a crew of spoiled brats here:
    http://www.themommypsychologist.com/2012/06/27/american-children-are-spoiled-brats/

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