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EDITORIAL

How not to raise a generation of over-indulged children


by Amanda Cassidy
21st May 2023

"I want it NOW!"

What’s rare is wonderful, my mother always said. But when it comes to our children these days, treats are no longer coveted rewards, they are an everyday constant and worse, something that’s practically expected. In this age of excess, when we are being bombarded with the message that more is more, is it any wonder that we are overindulging our children with… stuff? When did playdates become equivalent to a birthday party in terms of...

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