Spoiling a child takes time. It consists of a series of early life decisions and events which parents or guardians make for young children. The course of these early life decisions can eventually develop a child’s preferences: his or her way of reacting toward individuals around him or her, study habits, eating habits, and social skills. Even before the child is ready, today’s children have too many options. Moreover, due to the work demands of busy parents, the resulting guilt about not spending enough time with the child can be a potent recipe for spoiling. Today’s parents can opt to give in to tantrums and giving too many material things to keep the peace and assuage guilt. Likewise, there may be inconsistencies in the manner of dealing with the child among the adults. Spoiling a child has no benefits, just headaches later on.
Finding your child a book to read to keep him engaged is one essential duty every parent needs to do, but it can be difficult