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One day your son or daughter will walk out the door… will find a job or go to college… and the true test of your parenting skills begins!
At that point, when your teen strikes out on their own, it won’t matter if his room is clean, or what music she listened to. It won’t matter if he watched too much TV or if she didn’t study as much as she should.
What will matter is whether your child is still dependent on you to make it in life. Has he developed skills to face the demands of adulthood? Has your relationship equipped her to be independent?
Mom… Dad… start now. Start preparing your child for the day they’ll walk out that door and out from under your care. Foster independence now… so they’ll stand strong when they’re on their own!
©2012 Mark Gregston www.parentingtodaysteens.org. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: 1-866-700-3264
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