At some point, you just have to let go of fixing everything for them.
When we made mistakes and got it wrong, our parents stood down and let us suffer the consequences. They didn't swoop in
Time to plead guilty, mom.
In my last five years as a parent, I've found that letting my kids experience failure is the very best parenting tool I have.
Most colleges have time-tested student life programs that address some of the worst first moments that students face. Many
I empathize with the social pressures of raising generation Alpha, and find myself giving in to it from time to time. But just as I changed my behavior, so should young millennial moms for their mental health and for the sake of those around them (their spouses, teachers, even other moms). I found it's okay to be enthusiastic about my children's future, just not delusional.
You are about to send your kid off to college with approximately 2,000 more things than he or she needs.
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