You’ve read all the books, prepared yourself for different life stages of your little ones, and you’ve been there for every toothache, fever, and acne trouble. Despite all that commitment, wisdom, and experience, few things in life seem to prepare us for letting go. As your kids grow up, they build a stronger bond with you, but at the same time, they start carving out their own life’s journey.
Your role can be a multifaceted one. You can help your kids spread their wings, find worthy winds, and pursue their passions and goals. You can also be their voice of caution, but learn how to moderate that voice not to become a helicopter parent when your kids really need a sense o independence.
Mistakes are okay, in fact, mistakes are wonderful, theirs as much as yours. So, to help you help your kids, here are a few ideas that can strengthen your relationship and empower their independence at the same time.