One of our goals as parents is to raise kind, smart, well-adjusted independent children. It’s tough when your kids are little and they are asserting their independence before we are ready. How do you deal with that? Kwame Whyte addresses this question.
Let Her Voice Her Opinions
Listen to Her Feedback
Let Her Make Her Own Fashion Decisions
Respect Her (Independent) Feelings
- Between elementary and high school, girls self-esteem drops 3.5 times more than boys.
- By middle school, girls are 25% less likely than boys to say they like taking the lead.