Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

When to Indulge

Screen shot 2013-02-28 at 8.13.46 AMPublished February 2013: Mom.Me

When to Indulge
How to determine if you should say ‘yes’ or ‘no’

Article Excerpt:

You probably hear yourself saying “no” countless times a day. But sometimes a “yes” may be the best course of action. In fact, indulging your child once in a while can show her the value of accomplishments. “A treat on a whim can be fun [and] invite spontaneity and surprise in your lives,” said Erica Curtis, Santa Monica, California-based family therapist. Continue reading


February 28, 2013 Posted by | Feature Stories, Magazine Writing, Sample Work | , , | 1 Comment