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Would you throw your child into a pool without teaching him/her to swim first or giving them a floatation device?
Would you place your child on a bike and then give him/her a big push down the street without teaching him/her to ride it?
No...you wouldn't do either. So why do parents these days think that their children will learn the skills of independence without being trained first? When learning to swim, kids will swallow water. When riding a bike, kids will fall. When learning to be independent thinkers, kids will also fail. Below are links that can assist you with building your toolbox on raising independent children.
Tips on Raising Independent Kids
Are You Raising Responsible or Contingent Children?
Say Yes to No: Raise Happy, Self-Reliant Children
Video Clip "Helicopter Parenting" CBS Morning Show
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