Parenting Children - September 23, 2012

Day 40 - Encouraging Responsibility

Training our children for healthy independence
• we don't own our children
• we are helping our children move from parental control to self-control
• letting them go can be hard for parents
• a gradual process over eighteen years
• allow them to make their own decisions and learn from their own mistakes
• unhealthy control can be caused by wanting to look good, fear of failure, stress, or perfectionism

Question:
How can you allow your children to learn from their mistakes while still protecting them sufficiently?

From Series: "Parenting Children Ages 0-10"

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Training our children for healthy independence

  • we don’t own our children
  • we are helping our children move from parental control to self-control
  • letting them go can be hard for parents
  • a gradual process over eighteen years
  • allow them to make their own decisions and learn from their own mistakes

unhealthy control can be caused by wanting to look good, fear of failure, stress, or perfectionism

How can you allow your children to learn from their mistakes while still protecting them sufficiently?

 

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