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  • 3 More Ways to “Parent” Less, and Parent Better
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    This is actually pretty dangerous.

    This is actually pretty dangerous.

    As I described in my prior post, I believe that much of what is typically done in the name of parenting today stifles our children’s autonomy.

    Here are some more hallmarks of mainstream parenting, and what the research suggests you should do instead if you want capable, self-confident kids.

    1. Directing Play

    Why parents do it.

    We

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  • 3 Ways to “Parent” Less, and Parent Better
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    Helicopter Parenting. Most of us have heard the term. We use it to describe the actions of parents who hover next to their children at all times, making sure they are never bored and never get hurt.

    Many of us agree that helicopter parenting makes it difficult for these children to negotiate the

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