What’s in it for me? Make your children happier and more independent.
Having children is one of the biggest events in many of our lives and it’s only natural that we want to do everything in our power to help our children and make sure they get what they need.
However, as these blinks will show you, this eagerness to help our children has spiraled out of control, leading to a kind of parenting that is actually harmful and does not prepare them for their lives as adults. It’s high time we start doing something about it. It’s time to start raising adults.
In these blinks, you’ll learn
- why you shouldn’t tell kids they can achieve anything;
- how overparenting can lead to drug abuse; and
- what it means to grow up