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Annemarie

Hi Linda,
After this Christmas I really believe kids (the older ones particularly) are getting more selfish - it's a generational thing but it's not all their fault.
Many parents assuage their nagging guilt over the lack of time they spend with their kids by buying gadgets/gizmos and any expensive stuff they want. I'm not one just to blame the parents though, it's really hard to stand up to the many pressures - especially when adult friends seem to think it's ok to give their children everything they want. But we have to draw the line somewhere.
I want my kids to be outward looking and aware of how lucky they really are - and am really interested to hear how others have managed to do this.
Particularly keen to hear of any charities that will involve children in their work/volunteering.

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