Tag: parenting

Give Them Permission to Feel

I believe that our failure to give our children independence throughout their lives is destroying their ability to cope, but so is our insistence on them being happy at all times. So is our refusal to recognize their sadness and anger and fears and disgust as real, and emotions...

We Need to Help our Kids Become (GULP) Independent

We're too scared to let our kids grow up and we are crippling them. We're also crippling ourselves because we leaving the door open for them to move back in once they are supposedly grown up. Yes, we are charged with getting our kids safely to adulthood, but if...