If we’re honest, we as adults struggle feeling entitled as much as our children do.  Amy McCready has been working with parents of toddlers to teens for years and she continues to see recurring themes of kids not taking responsibility, not feeling motivated, and struggling to handle disappointment – but these themes sometimes begin with us! Join us as we discuss how to handle both entitlement and responsibility.

In This Episode You’ll Hear…

  • What actually is entitlement?
  • How responsibility and entitlement go hand-in-hand
  • What prompted Amy to write a book about entitlement
  • What it looks like when entitlement in a child is not dealt with
  • When we should step in and rescue our kids
  • Handling entitlement in little children

Eliminate the Overwhelm of Meal Planning

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With homeschooling and all the other kinds of schooling we’re doing at our house, life has gotten busy. I’ve loved adding in super simple recipes that are healthy and require little prep. Our current family favorite is BBQ chicken. It’s just boneless, skinless chicken thighs and our favorite BBQ sauce. Bake at 350 for about 30-45 minutes and dinner is ready!

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Quick Links

  1. Positive Parenting Solutions website
  2. Amy’s books – If I Have to Tell You One More Time… and The Me, Me, Me Epidemic
  3. Love the song in the outro? It’s called God Day. It’s by Jen Stanbro and you can get it on iTunes by clicking here and check out Jen’s site by clicking here.

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Blog: AmyMcCready.com

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  • Sarah M says:

    I really enjoyed this podcast and can’t wait to read Amy’s book! I also cringed when she told the story of the young employee not wanting to clean up a mess…I can’t imagine saying such a thing to a boss, and I’m not THAT far away from high school!
    Sarah M

    • Kat Lee says:

      Sarah,
      I know, right? I cringed too. So glad you enjoyed the episode. I have gained SO much wisdom from Amy over the years, I’m always excited to share her practical ideas with others. Thanks for listening!