What is the Most Precious Gift We Can Give Our Children?

Kids need our unconditional love and unwavering support AND the freedom to try, fail, and pick themselves up!  In the end, resilience and self-confidence develop when our kids experience hardship, anxiety, and difficulty. Then learn they can move beyond it. Helicopter parenting, along with increased academic expectations, have created some of the most anxious kids we have ever seen. I recently saw a Facebook post from my kids’ pediatrician. Three high performing students, all in one day, had asked for ADHD meds to help them study better. This cartoon hits a little too close to reality!!
 

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