Parenting Concern #4: We don’t give our children permission to fail

As American parents we are very concerned with the success of our children. So much so, we exhaust ourselves and them, striving for it. In extreme cases, as seen in the recent college admission scandal involving some of America's elite parents, we are willing to manipulate circumstances in order to ensure the success of our … Continue reading Parenting Concern #4: We don’t give our children permission to fail

When You Feel Like a Failure as a Parent

Notice I say , WHEN you feel like a failure as a parent. Even the best parents have instances of failure. I have been doing the parent thing long enough to know there are days and there will be other days when I feel like a total failure as a parent. Ever said something that … Continue reading When You Feel Like a Failure as a Parent