All parents love their children, and that love often tempts them to give their kids the world. Parents are run ragged by the divisive demands of parenthood and careers, that desire can combine with feelings of guilt or a flat out lack of energy to transform affection into spoiling. Even so, no one hopes to end up with truly spoiled children, but how do you avoid it? The line lies somewhere between loving your children and allowing them to become materialistic or uncontrollable. Here are a few tips to love your children without spoiling them.
Reviewed by Dr. Kristie Rivers, September 2020