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How Do You Let Your Children Make Mistakes?

How do you balance the desire to protect your child with the need to let them figure things out themselves and learn by making mistakes?

A. All parents struggle with this question to greater or lesser degrees, but here’s the thing: Our job isn’t to protect them from life, it’s to prepare them for life… and life has sharp edges. You will win some of the time, but you’ll lose a lot as well.