Lawnmower Parents Are Raising a Generation of Entitled Kids Who Can't Handle Adversity

Imagine your 10-year-old daughter is involved in a high-dive competition. She's past the point of participation trophies and now genuinely wants to win. She performs as cleanly as she can, but the judges' scores are not as high as the other girls. Ultimately, she goes home with nothing and is devastated. How would you respond to her?A. "Well I thought you were the best of all of those girls."B. "It's Ok. We'll get 'em next time."C. "Those girls were better than you, which is why you didn't win."  Continue reading...

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