Independence Day Has Life Lessons for Our Children: Here's Why! by Pepi Silverman

Holidays Parenting
6 years ago

Independence Day Has Life Lessons for Our Children: Here's Why!

As parents, it is our job to take care for our children and planning for independence seems counterintuitive, but teaching children the value of independence cannot be underestimated. As a country, America became independent and formed a union that is an example for the world. As kids grow and mature, helping them to see themselves as strong capable individuals provides a foundation for all future achievements. 

  • Independence takes time to teach.
  • Praise the effort.
  • Give kids choices.
  • Hold back the help.
  • Find positives, even with a misstep.
  • Perfect is not the standard.

Celebrate your child's "Independence Day" with each of their achievements.

Kim Kusiciel
I love this. Especially the "hold back the help" part. Thanks for the tip Pepi Silverman . Your tip is on Pinterest! You can find it here: www.pinterest.com/pin/17831446...

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