Teaching your kids about Respect and Manners - Make them do chores, otherwise as they grow older, they can't fend for themselves. Are you raising your kids to think they are above needing to use manners, Respect or take care of their things?
"Do not handicap your children by making their lives easy." - Robert A. Heinlein My parents made sure that I could take care of my own, stuff wasn't handed to me. I see kids today, and worry not only for their future but for mine as well.