July 4th is just around the corner. I know it sounds kind of corny, but I use the holiday to reflect on my children’s growing independence. It’s an easy way for me to remember to take stock of where they are on the journey to living on their own as capable, independent adults.
Fostering Independence in our children is important starting at an early age. It can be tricky to find the balance between doing things for them and finding opportunities for them to do things on their own. Even when it’s HARD.
Here are some handy tips to get you started:
Happy July 4th!
Jenny Michaelson is a PCI,
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