December 11, 2013
Motherhood Moment: Parenting Pointers: Setting Limits for Gift Giving
While children spend weeks — if not months — anticipating gifts on Christmas, the same activity may leave some parents nauseated as grandparents, uncles and other family members attempt to outdo each other on that special morning. One way to quell potential problems is to open lines of communications and set healthy boundaries, says Jill Walls, who teaches classes in family relationships and parenting in the Department of Family and Consumer Science at Ball State University.