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Courtesy photoThe holiday season accentuates our fears that we may be training the next generation to be greedy and entitled. Over indulging children can lead to “a case of the gimmies.”

The Case of the ‘Gimmies’

by Dr. Krystal White
Contributing writer

Parents naturally want the best for their children but don’t want to spoil them. It’s not only during the holiday season that parents find themselves caught between giving permission and setting limits. We take kids to the movies, buy them sweets, indulge them with dinners out, and sign them up for out of school activities. Steady incomes, easy credit and a culture of “stuff” makes a parent’s desire to simplify and say “no” that much more challenging.

November 28, 2013 ×