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Ungrateful Children

Why I Fear We're Raising A Generation Of Ungrateful Kids

Marcia Kester Doyle | Posted 09.23.2014 | Fifty
Marcia Kester Doyle

The other day I got into an argument with my youngest teenager. He was complaining about our family's strapped financial situation and was quick to point an accusatory finger at me. He understands that I'm a struggling writer trying to earn a buck, but he couldn't resist asking when I was going to get a real job. The argument quickly turned sour.

Who Is Acting Like A Child Here, The Father Or The Teen?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 04.11.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

You read the letter to the entire world, informed Hannah that she was an ungrateful brat, announced that she was grounded for what sounds like the rest of her life -- and then emptied a round of bullets into her laptop. So, what exactly was the lesson that you taught here?