Sunday, November 4, 2018
Parenting Is the Process of Letting Go
DRF—The most control that you will have over your child will be in the first year. When they learn to crawl, control begins to wane. Then they talk and walk. Soon they are off to school. Control really slows down then!
In the teen years, kids are establishing themselves, sorting through who they are and will be. Before long, your child is marching down the wedding aisle.
Along the way, you have instilled values that will help and guide them. Your child will need them to make the school yard decisions and major life plans.
Your role as a parent is to slowly let go.