Tag Archives: independence

Take Your Child to Work Day

Today is ‘Take Your Child to Work Day.’ As a child, I loved that day and looked forward to it every year. It wasn’t because I got to miss a day of school, but because I got to spend that … Continue reading

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Teaching Children to be Self-Reliant

Teaching my child to be self-reliant is best compared to a game of tug of war. Not against an opponent, but against myself. Here’s how the game plays out in my head: “Let him do it.” “But, what if he…?” … Continue reading

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