Spoiled Rotten

Newsweek has conducted an exhaustive study and discovered that, if you constantly buy your kids expensive things and refuse to set boundaries, the kids will will be unappreciative and demanding.

You heard it here first.

FILED UNDER: Popular Culture,
James Joyner
About James Joyner
James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm veteran. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.


  1. jen says:

    I don’t know why I’m still amazed at the studies that are conducted to prove what common sense will tell us. Sheesh.

  2. Jay says:

    Common sense? I thought we learned this musically from the Oompa Loompas.

  3. Herb Ely says:

    Next thing we know they will discover that regularly eating dinner with your teenagers improves grades and reduces behavior problems. After that we will find that church is good for children. See my posting for links on these two discoveries.