Am I a Good Parent or Not?
- August 15, 2012
- by Melissa Lawrence
So, the parenting debate on raising successful children continues to boil. Psychologist and author Madeline Levine suggests in her new book “Teach Your Children Well: Parenting for Authentic Success” that as parents we need to be responsive and supportive of our kids, and at the same time give them plenty of autonomy to discover who they really are. In other words, chill out over-parenting parents when it comes to raising modern children!
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I sometimes worry about my parenting style and how it’s affecting my children. With five, it’s hard for me to take them all to different activities so I put them in the same ones at the same time: piano, soccer, swimming. Should I work it out so that each kid can choose his own activities and develop his own interests? Do you share these issues? What do you do about it? Comment below and tell me!
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