It’s Time to Take a Step Back


When we were growing up, our parents would at times offer some advice but mostly they let us be – to experience life, the good and the bad. If we failed at something, they would offer words of comfort and possibly a few words of wisdom too but that’s where it ended. We would have to figure out how to succeed on our own. Parenting today by some has gone too far. Parents help write their child’s college essay or call a teacher or a coach  to argue a grade or lack of playing time. Well, it’s time to take a step back and let our children experience life, tough as it may be. Click here to read a wonderful article on “helicopter parents”.