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I want to know if by comforting my children when they

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Hello,I want to know if by comforting my children when they come to me I spoiled them or is it good for their development?
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wonderful for their development and helps them build a sense of trust in you and the world
if you dont provide that then they learn that things aren't predictable and cant rely on things. Spoiling is giving into demands for things and expectations that are not love and comfort based. As an a store..I want that toy, get me that toy and you rush to buy it for run the risk of spoiling them and them believeing when they scream, demand, whine or beg that is how they get things.
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