The Entitlement Trap by Richard Eyre
How to Rescue Your Child with a New Family System of Choosing, Earning, and Ownership

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Dump the allowance-and use a new "Family Economy" to raise responsible children in an age of instant gratification.

Number-one New York Times bestselling authors Richard and Linda Eyre, have spent the last twenty-five years helping parents nurture strong, healthy families. Now they've synthesized their vast experience in an essential blueprint to instilling children with a sense of ownership, responsibility, and self-sufficiency. At the heart of their plan is the "Family Economy" complete with a family bank, checkbooks for kids, and a system of initiative-building responsibilities that teaches kids to earn money for the things they want. The motivation carries over to ownership of their own decisions, values, and goals. Anecdotal, time-tested, and gently humorous, The Entitlement Trap challenges some of the sacred cows of parenting and replaces them with values that will save kids (and their parents) from a lifetime of dependence and disabling debt.


 

About Richard Eyre

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Richard Eyre, the celebrated director of numerous classic and new plays, was for ten years the artistic director of the Royal National Theatre. The winner of many awards, including a Tony and a Peabody, he received the Laurence Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in 1997 and was knighted the same year. He lives in London. Nicholas Wright is the author of the plays "Mrs. Klein and "Cressida, among many others. He was the first director of the Royal Court's Theatre Upstairs and an associate director of the Royal National Theatre from 1984 to 1998. A native of South Africa, he lives in London. Nicholas Wright's Vincent in Brixton won rave reviews and the Olivier Award for Best Play. The West End production was subsequently seen on Broadway. His adaptations include Pirandello's Naked and Wedekind's Lulu, as well as the new His Dark Materials and Chekhov's Three Sisters, both for the National Theatre in London.
 
Published September 6, 2011 by Avery. 256 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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