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when do you say no to helping your kids

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jayzgrandma711

Asked by jayzgrandma711 at 2:36 PM on Jul. 11, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • say no to who what were and why?
    ItsMe89

    Answer by ItsMe89 at 2:38 PM on Jul. 11, 2010

  • When it is something that by helping them you'd be harming them.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 2:38 PM on Jul. 11, 2010

  • In what regard? How old are they? Do you mean when they are an adult and need money? Got to be tough then and set a limit and stick to it. Don't become an enabler for them to not work, etc.
    elizabr

    Answer by elizabr at 2:39 PM on Jul. 11, 2010

  • She's 5 and I always tell her no the first time she asks for help if she hasn't tried to do it herself first. I always have her try it herself first, then I'll help.
    My parents were the same way.
    Kiwismommy19

    Answer by Kiwismommy19 at 2:57 PM on Jul. 11, 2010

  • When it's something I know they can do on their own.

    justanotherjen

    Answer by justanotherjen at 4:18 PM on Jul. 11, 2010

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