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Ep 147: Are We Too Soft? (Part 1)

Have we given our children an opt-out clause, allowing them to avoid difficult things, because we’re so worried about their emotional being??? I think so. How do we course correct? I’ll share in this two-part episode.

Here are the highlights:

(1:14) Has the pendulum swung too far?

(4:00) Children are a building under construction

(5:55) Are you preparing them for their future?

(11:16) Hold your children to high expectations

(14:17) Create a sense of agency for your child

(17:45) The importance of boundaries


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