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How to foster children's independence?     [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2014-12-22 01:38:23 |Display all floors
1) actions have consequences
2) 'No' means no
3) encourage empathy: "how do you think the other person feels" / "How do you feel when...."
4) give small responsibilities from an early age.

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Post time 2014-12-22 22:07:16 |Display all floors
Use a short leash, then extend it accordingly...

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Post time 2016-10-13 19:38:09 |Display all floors
Last year I saw a baby-sparrow was learning to fly who landed on the ground now and then not far away from me!---------I tried to catch it but the mother-bird flew down to me with angry shouting since she had been keeping an eye on her kid!  

I was deeply moved by the parent-bird‘s true love to children and let them free!

I thought both of them would live an independent life as soon as the little one could fly by itself!
Childish pure  mindset can simplify your life which let you live in a light way! Without man-made troubles you will work in high efficiency!

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grb Post time: 2014-8-13 08:53
My daughter is 5 1/2 years old and she makes her own bed, feeds herself, takes a shower by herself ...

That's how it should be

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Judy_Zhu Post time: 2014-8-14 03:35
Just keep learning. Don't be kidnapped by the old or even wrong experiences. Parenting is actually a ...

Parenting is trial and error wher the child learns along with the parents

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Jayson_Fan Post time: 2014-8-14 11:27
My son started to sleep in another room alone last night.
he only 3.5 years old.
I'm very happy for  ...

We do that at birth

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