Home > Parenting > Child > News 28 December 2019 WATCH: The perils of indulging teen wish lists Experts say the challenge for many parents this holiday season is how to manage extravagant gift expectations if they're not in the budget, and that it should be a 'teachable' moment for teens instead. 0 Related Dangerous cough syrup 'cocktails': It's like making your own alcohol at home, say teenagers If you don't date in your teens, you may be less depressed and have better social skills Don't blame technology for young people's mood problems ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » 10 interesting Down syndrome facts Autistic savant 'reads minds' The reality is that many families can't afford big-ticket gifts, especially tech items with adult prices that are increasingly targeting teen consumers. So what can be done? Watch the video to see what the experts have to say.Image: iStock NEXT ON HEALTH24X A naughty, mean child might be hiding a psychological condition 2020-08-07 16:45 More: ChildNews advertisement Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.