“Hong Kong Citizens’ attitudes towards Kong Kids Phenomenon”
Cagape,Elmer W. “Spoiled Children in Hong Kong.”asiancorrespondent.com.May 23, 2009.Web.
The writer analyses the social problem of spoiled children in Hong Kong and there are three main reasons which lead to this social phenomenon. As parents worried that they do not give enough care to their children, therefore they provide everything for their children. Moreover, children and parents are over depending on the nannies and children are spoiled on their daily life. Consequently, kids do not have enough opportunities to do things by themselves. As a result, they can hardly experience their lives. The writer also recommends nannies to leave the children alone to deal with problems and this will help them to grow to maturity.
Corwin, Donna. Give me, get me, buy me! : Preventing or reversing entitlement in your child’s
attitude. United States of America: Health Communications Inc, 2010. Print.
Corwin starts by advocating the fact that entitled children are created but not born. He then suggests the reason for the entitlement in youngsters nowadays is due partly to the parental fear that their loved ones may be disappointed and frustrated if parents do not comply with what their children demanded. Also reiterated by the author is the outcome – parents are actually doing them a disservice – of parents’ hesitance to convey a message of refusal to their darlings for fear of having an quarrel with them whenever children are longing for material objects. He confesses that being vulnerable to advertisements, commercials and peer influences are factors leading to an entitled child. Corwin comes up with suggestions for parents to cope with the predicament, mums and dads should not succumb easily to children’s tantrums being a case in point. The book comes to an end by emphasizing the indispensible role...