What Is Your Parenting Goal?

Often times, in reference to our children, and especially our teenagers, we hear the phrase, "I did ____________, and I didn't turn out too bad. That's just a teen being a teen and you've got to let them live and learn." In taking this stance, many parents think that they are being understanding and even doing what's best for their child, but is that really the case?

Continued at http://brobrad.blogspot.com/2010/10/what-is-your-parenting-goal.html

1 comment:

jskell911 said...

Some days, I think the goal is just keeping him alive- sigh! Actually more when he was little. But now, self sufficiency and a sense of worth are what we focus on most as he is 14 now. It changes, I think. And it isn't the same for every child as some things are just inherent in some and not others.
My son is an Aspie, so the self sufficiency is a big thing right now