Look, if there was any chance that you actually could effect positive change by micromanaging your child, then I wouldn’t say a word against your way of doing things. Honest. If, by swooping in, you could help your daughter in any way, I’d give you the thumbs up and leave you alone. I’d ignore that your kid may never learn to do anything without you when you’re doing everything for her. […]
“We are all born caterpillars; it is not till we leave the cocoon that we discover our wings. It is then we can learn to fly.”– Rachel Folkman
As parents, we want to see our children succeed.
We want them to discover the greatness within themselves; the greatness we see so clearly. The parts of life where we each experience falling, and learning how to pick ourselves back up again, are an entirely different type of pain when it is our child we must watch fall. Acknowledging there is nothing we can do, other than love them, as they struggle to find the […]