What is Independence in Children
Independence is defined as possessing freedom from outside control and instead having the ability rely on oneself.
As our children grow up, it is our job as parents to make certain that they are equipped with the necessary tools to lead a happy and satisfactory life. Independence is a huge part of that. Those of us who bear the unmistakable cloak of independence display undeniable courage, sheer strength, and deep intelligence.
Independence teaches hard lessons and hands out a dose of satisfying accomplishments.
Through independence, we are able to learn, grow, and deepen our souls. We are able to teach and provide for the future. We are able to truly be ourselves, through and through. Teaching it, will ensure that our kids will go forth knowing their worth, their strength, and not be swayed by pressures of todays society.
All that said, a little voice inside me whispers, “Nooooo, never let her go!!!” You too? Welcome to the boat. 🙂 Okay, where were we? Oh right — independence. Here we go… [Read more…]