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Happy Families Podcast: When Kids Ask for Expensive Gifts

Dr Justin, and wife, Kylie, Coulson talk about materialism and five ways you can help your kids manage expectations at Christmas time.

By Hope 103.2 NetworkFriday 17 Dec 2021ParentingReading Time: 1 minute

Celebrations are becoming more elaborate and children are surround by consumerism so you’re not alone if you feel like your child is always asking for expensive presents.

Join in on Dr Justin Coulson’s Happy Families discussion about what to do when kids ask for expensive things.

Topics discussed in this episode:

  • How to avoid materialism in your children
  • Don’t try to keep up with the Joneses
  • Get creative
  • Plan ahead
  • Change the focus
  • Be an example

Listen now: Kids Asking For Expensive Gifts

Or wherever you get your podcasts.


Podcast supplied with thanks to Happy Families.

About the host: A sought after public speaker and author, and former radio broadcaster, Justin has a psychology degree from the University of Queensland and a PhD in psychology from the University of Wollongong.

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