FIgure out if you need to change up your parenting style here.
No matter what time of year it is, how many toys are in the bin or how often we splurge on the big-ticket products kids think they must have, most parents want to believe we are raising our children to be centered and kind. But are all those times we give in and just buy the American Girl doll or giant Lego set adding up? Are our own spending habits modeling behavior we don't want kids to learn?
Author and educational expert Dr. Michele Borba shares surprising statistics on what makes kids materialistic and shares simple solutions to cut back on all of the "I WANT!"s so families can focus on the joy of what they already have.