Whew! The school year is over and we're in the clear, right? Maybe not.
It can be easy to be lulled into a false sense of security if we parents haven't experienced many problems with our kids. We might tell ourselves that our kids are too young for us to have many worries. Yet, now is the best time to take active steps to avoid potential problems in the future - before they happen.
Every day we have to make decisions. No matter how old we are, we face the demand of daily decision-making and the responsibility it brings. It is a parent’s responsibility to build a foundation in their child’s life so that the child will be more likely to make healthy decisions and grow to become a confident, independent adult. How do we accomplish this? One thing we can do is instill a strong sense of responsibility from an early age. Read more » about Instilling Responsibility