My dd is so so very spoiled! I take the blame and so does hubby. I am very fearful of the teenage years! This kid already has asked for a limo for her 8th b-day. She travels with us, she is the only girl and the youngest child. She is planning her 16th birthday bash and wants a motorcycle as a gift as she is planning on already having a car!
I think I (we) are in a bit of trouble!
I dont spoil my kids.
But we do make a good income and they do travel with us, they have been in limos, they do plan ahead. There is a definite way to allow your child a good life (if it is within your budget to do so) and still not be spoiled.
My daughter turns 16 next month and I am flying her and 3 of her friends to san francisco for the weekend. But she is not spoiled. This is not something she "expected" nor did she beg for a party, or think that she "deserved it" simply because it was he birthday. We offered and she was VERY surprised and grateful.
If your child EARNS what they have and is required to do chores, study, etc... if they see the value in DOING then they wont end up spoiled even if they get the finer things in life early on.
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