Parents are being hard pushed to keep up with the Joneses says Nikki Bush

In the parenting feature, creative parenting expert Nikki Bush chats about the implications of giving kids too much, too soon.

How committed are parents to giving their children everything they want, or everything that we think society needs them to have asks Bush.

She adds that the impression she gets from Matric Dancers is that children are keen on the pre party and the after party, but not the actual Matric Dance.

Parents are being hard pushed to keep up with the Joneses and to afford what is socially accepted of them.

Nikki Bush, creative parenting expert

Things do not always have to cost. Let’s actually understand that our kids are being brought up and born into a consumerist and materialistic culture.

Nikki Bush, creative parenting expert

Bush says that there’s this aspirational idea of what things look like and what you need to have to fit in or belong.

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