entitlement

Michael Rotondo was court-ordered to move out of his parents’ home.
Along with the popularity of the internet, devices were being created and competitors fought to make the better model. Technology
My Mother's Day funk did grow out of my belief that I do and sacrifice more for our family than Mark does. And weirdly, I somehow thought that this seemingly massive imbalance could be righted through a Mother's Day display of profound appreciation.
All I'm saying is your special day isn't your bridal party's special day. So, never forget the power of "Thank You," and always be considerate of your bridesmaids' time and money. Entitlement isn't pretty, but a gracious bride is classically gorgeous.
While we're so busy focusing on what women should and should not do, there's a big problem going undiagnosed: entitlement syndrome. The opposite of imposter syndrome, entitlement syndrome is the problem of overconfident, mediocre white men.
We have all had that aha moment when we find ourselves searching in the closet for an elusive shin guard while our child stands there tapping their feet impatiently, like an imperious supervisor, disappointed in our performance. Aren't we the ones who are supposed to be in charge?
You never have to explain the word "free" to a college student. College students are expected to produce free labor of all kinds, to corporations as well as nonprofits, under the euphemistic category of "internship."
And then I discovered the glorious place known as the Dollar Store. Kids love the Dollar Store. It's filled with fun, cheap
According to information posted on the Internet, the revenue of the U.S. cosmetic industry will come to some $62.5 billion this year, and the global beauty market will be $265 billion in the next year. A clear sign of how many people value beauty and pursue beauty.
It is that time of year again -- the end of another college semester. Grades are in and well, the "whine season," as a fellow educator professed on his Facebook page, has begun.
To acknowledge imperfections, some of us have to confront our idealized image, a narcissistic view of the self that dictates we must be perfect. In this case, a mistake and the need to apologize, can be experienced as like a blemish that needs to be hidden.
"The rules apply to everybody, except when they don't." A cursory look at some headlines from last week reveals this to be the new American mantra, a burgeoning sense of individual "exceptionalism" that pulls at the very fabric of fair play.
Our merit has been enhanced ... with positive white biases and negative black ones. Goodness, first and foremost, starts with honesty. Getting honest about white privilege is a great place for good people to start.
The philosophy and practice of white supremacy devalues all African and African heritage lives whether human or non-human animal. White supremacy links slavery in the "Americas" with the ongoing police killings of unarmed black people and to the killing of animals on the continent of Africa.
Entitlement -- it's pretty much a parenting curse word, a bullet to dodge, a badge of shame to bear. Not for me. Entitlement is a parenting goal of mine; it is something to aim at and tirelessly work towards.
Many of us entered adulthood excited about the future. As we prepare our children to come of age, we need to focus less on our differences and more on our shared goals
Socialized into a deeply internalized sense of superiority and entitlement that we are either not consciously aware of or can never admit to ourselves, white people become highly fragile in conversations about race."Getting it" when it comes to race and racism challenges our very identities as good white people.
It is up to us parents to help our kids shift their perspective from the constant need for instant gratification to a deeper understanding of self-control.