Balancing Giving Your Kids Too Much or Too Little

Is there such thing as too much of a good thing? Yes!

How do you know when your kids have crossed the line into the "too much" territory?  Their behavior will be your best clue: 
  • Watching shows that are too scary lead to trouble falling asleep. 
  • Eating too much junk food leads to stomach aches and weight gain.
  • Having too much screen time leads to crankiness. 
  • Owning too much stuff leads to difficulty keeping their room clean. 
  • Participating in too many planned activities leads to feelings of overwhelm. 
You teach your kids by example.  You also teach them by setting limits.  If you try to make your kids happy all the time, you risk not setting healthy limits.  

What is one area you feel your child is in the "too much" territory?  How will you set a limit?  


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