All posts tagged "childhood independence"
You Can’t Keep Your Kids In A Bubble Just Because You’re An Anxious Parent
It's hard to let your kids go it alone, but sometimes it's also what's best for them.
I Had A Helicopter Parent, And It Was Terrible
We joke a lot about helicopter parents, but they're actually out there and the struggle is all too...
You Miss The Snuggles When You Have An Independent Kid
I admire my daughter's fearless nature, but sometimes I wish she needed me more.
I’m More Afraid Of Having The Cops Called On Me Than I Am Of Letting My Kid Play Alone
The other day I was driving with my daughter around our new town when I needed to stop...
It’s Stupid To Get Mad If Your Kids Cut Their Own Hair
I know when my daughter wants her hair cut, because every time she gets sick of her hair,...
Does Leiby Kletzky’s Murder Mean Parents Should Hover More?
I can't stop aching over the story of little eight-year-old Leiby Kletzky's murder. It is one of those...