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how to raise gracious (or not entitled) kids?
Note #7
posted on Misc
Friday, March 8, 2019 @ 20:48
I know there are books on the subject, but I'm going for 
crowd sourced wisdom... what are the keys to raising gracious kids?

When I come home from work, I occasionally (once per month ish)
have a treat for the kids 6, 4, and 1.  And apprently they enjoyed 
it so much, that most times I come home the kids run to me and 
ask "Did you bring a treat for me?".

And then groans of disappointment when not.  Is deprivation the 
best strategy?  I'm hardly joking.  My 6 year old loved chess 
until I taught him Agricola, and chess just became relatively 
unfun and he no longer likes it.  I am scared to death about 
ever exposing him to video games...
I learned as a parent it is far easier to never give than to 
have to take away... but how do I mold them to meet
disappointment with grit and grace?