I just read that excerpt from Orange Parents, a site that has had many good insights into parenting and this one is definitely a good read.
As a parent it’s been a difficult journey lately to learn about raising a kid to be an adult and not enforcing rules to get expected behaviors.
Today a friend of mine stressed the value of letting go and still loving. To let your child go and learn from failing is part of parenting and ultimately part of growing up.
So, the question to wrestle with is how do you let go and still love?