Holiday giving is an opportunity to teach children about limits, says Nickels

Photo of Margret Nickels smilingMargret Nickels, director of the Center for Children and Families, was quoted in a Pittsburgh Live article about how parents can handle a child’s long Christmas wish list.

Nickels suggests that parents explain to their children the gift limits that they — and Santa — have well before the holidays.

“We would do our children more of a favor in the long run to support them in managing limits, rather than trying to fulfill their every wish,” Nickels is quoted as saying.

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