“Gimme” Proof Your Kids: How To Keep Your Child’s Materialism In Check

Written by Dr. Charles Sophy

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You can help keep your child’s materialism in check by following these simple steps:

1) Back to Basics: Try to bring your parenting back to a basic level. No need to respond torepparttar distractions that at times seem out of range on many levels and maybe out of your comfort zone.

2) Self-Awareness: Working along with your parenting partner, ensure agreed-upon family values, as well asrepparttar 147546 structures that support your beliefs.

3) Explore: Remember thatrepparttar 147547 need your child may have for all these newest gadgets possibly camouflages a deeper problem.

4) Communicate: Discuss with your childrepparttar 147548 concept of earning, as well as alternative to their request. A less costly option may meetrepparttar 147549 need.

5) Don't fulfill every request: Children who get everything they ask for don't learn to handle disappointment, and they don't learn to work forrepparttar 147550 things they desire, or delayrepparttar 147551 need for gratification.

6) Spend time rather than money on your kids: It's not easy in our hectic lives to give childrenrepparttar 147552 time and attention they crave, but that'srepparttar 147553 best way to ward offrepparttar 147554 "gimmes."

Remember: No matter what your child says, he/she wants — and needs — a secure sense of family more than a roomful of possessions. There may be times when it’s appropriate to fulfill a request and times when it’s best to say no. You know your child best: listen, learn, teach and communicate in a respectful manner and do your best to focus your children onrepparttar 147555 lessons of giving as well as receiving.

Dr. Charles Sophy, author of the “Keep ‘Em Off My Couch” blog, provides real simple answers for solving life’s biggest problems. He specializes in improving the mental health of children. To contact Dr. Sophy, visit his blog at http://drsophy.com.

Using House Slippers Make You Feel At Home

Written by Diana Claire

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Talking about brands, of course there are popular names that you already know. All depend on your favor. Branded and non-branded, all house slippers hopefully can help you easerepparttar cold weather of winter season. Determine what style you look, and while you are at it, why not considerrepparttar 147466 perfect style for a friend or family member. You do want everybody happy with your choice in slippers.

Need some tips before/while using this house slipper? This one hopefully will help you: Before you purchase a pair of house slippers, you'll have to check in Internet a number of attractive and functional styles to choose from. Soft or hard sole slippers, moccasins, slip-ons or mules--these are just a few ofrepparttar 147467 appealing styles you can find.

Is there any house slippers type that interests you? Do you know where to look for it?

The answer is here! The Web can offer you allrepparttar 147468 information you need to findrepparttar 147469 perfect slippers to wear for every possible occasion that begs for their comfort and durability. This site gives you lots of choices of house slippers products. Choose and purchase among those popular brands and gain satisfaction that you’ve never felt before. Enjoy your shopping!

Diana Claire lifelong for footwear led her became footwear reviewer. She has tried different kind of footwear, and she put her review at MyShoesGuide.com. Her experiences on footwear can be helpful for those who need more information about a certain kind of footwear. Visit her Website http://www.myslipperguide.com.

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