Kids are self-centered from the get-go, no doubt about it. We have to teach them to be grateful for all that they have, all that we give them. But, how on earth do we do that when there's so much taking and so little giving going on around us?
First, I want to talk about entitlement – what it is and how it can grow out of control. Then I’ll go over ideas on how to nurture an attitude of gratitude in your home.
Beware of these entitlement issues in your home:
1. Giving instant gratification
2. Rewards are expected
3. Boundaries are not respected
4. Life is supposed to be “Fair”
5. Providing constant entertainment
Try some of these ideas on how to grow an attitude of gratitude instead: