It can be difficult to write an article on the parent child relationship without coming across as nauseously righteous. If I do then I didn’t do a good job. So the best way for me to remain as sincere and honourable an observer as possible is to offer a personal story. So here you go…
We’ve grown up with rules and regulations, a preset route to monotonous normality disguised as life success and so it doesn’t have to be that way for them. The greatest challenge for us parents is to allow our children follow their interests and let that take them wherever it will. Only then can they ever have a chance of creating something special and unique according to their own values.
Are You Killing Your Children’s Creativity? Do we kill our children’s creativity and self expression with rules and regulations? Is our insistence that our kids do what they are told teaching them to be automatons? I’d offer a strong yes to those question. Consider this scenario; Yesterday I’m sitting at home, writing, and my son […]