3 Tips to Help Parents as They Send Their Children Back to School

3 Tips to Help Parents as They Send Their Children Back to School

I’ll be on Good Day Columbus, Monday morning (August 21) giving parenting tips to help families as they return to school. Below are 3 “simple” tips that will make a BIG impact. I’ll be discussing them in more detail on the show. 1. Responsibility Can Only Be Learned by Practice All parents want to raise competent, responsible independent children, but if they try to ENSURE their children’s success, often they raise unsuccessful kids. WHY?  Responsibility can’t be taught… it must be caught!  We have to fight against seeing their failures as our failures…. Hard to witness mistakes and their struggles, but natural consequences are significant learning opportunities… “I am sure you will remember on your own but if you don’t, you will learn from the experience. Let them make choices, respect their struggle, don’t ask too many questions, don’t answer too quickly, use

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