But Nobody Told Me I'd Ever Have to Leave Home
From Toddlers to Teens : How Parents Can Raise Children to Become Capable AdultsBook - 2005
A useful resource for parents raising children to become successful, independent adults. A newborn`s first cry is the sound of life and vitality. This first breath is the start of a journey towards independence. Raising a child to become a fully capable young adult is a parent`s most important and challenging job. Letting go is perhaps the most difficult aspect of parenting. But Nobody Told Me I`d Ever Have to Leave Home examines a parent`s influence over a child`s playtime, temperament, friendships and disappointments, and offers suggestions about when to encourage children to make their own decisions. Covering all stages in a child`s life, from toddlers to teenagers and their postsecondary years, this important book offers practical advice to parents that will help their children develop into capable adults.