Holiday Needs VS Wants...OR: Antidotes to Spoiling Kids

Parenting speaker Nancy Samalin—known for her practical, concrete advice—has been a Parents Association speaker at C&C and has the following tips to share on understanding the difference between your child's needs and their wants. 
This advice can come in handy at any time and is especially useful as we enter the holiday season. 

Nancy says:

          • Remember: a disappointed child is not an unloved child.
          • To reward with time alone with parents; for insatnce: a walk in the snow or a trip to the library.
          • To cut down on “stuff,” read a poem to a family member as a gift.
          • Find more on Nancy’s family holiday plan online.
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