The Myth of the Spoiled Child | Quote 00811

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While there is surely a role for structure and predictability in children’s lives, those concepts are often invoked to justify what is more accurately described as control, which isn’t appreciated by, or healthy for, children. Indeed, research has found that parental control appears to be destructive for kids of all ages, including young adults— and also across ethnic groups and cultures.

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Alfie Kohn


The Myth of the Spoiled Child

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