I do not usually post about parenting or other such things, but I thought this article offered excellent advice.
She borrowed something from me. And then she lost it. Accidents happen. But it was the whole “It only cost ten bucks-you can get another one” attitude that I couldn’t let happen a moment longer. So, I gave her a job that required hard work and gave her the $10 she earned and then I made her pay me for what she lost. – See more at: http://wearethatfamily.com/2014/03/9-things-we-should-get-rid-of-to-help-our-kids/#sthash.crpat0VW.dpuf