Allow Your Child To Push The Boundaries!

Dr Nicholas Jenner

It`s Easter Sunday in the Christian world and many children will be allowed to do what they are usually not allowed to do. Eat chocolate in massive proportions! Rightly or wrongly, holidays such as this, along with Christmas mean that parents mostly drop the barriers and allow their children a bit more freedom. However, it is important that parents find the right balance and allow their children to explore their world and push natural boundaries that are essential for mental and physical growth. It is our main responsibility as parents to coach a child through this phase effectively.

As children grow older, they like to explore and push boundaries. What they are looking for is a sense of autonomy and self-confidence, an important cog in the wheel of development. The way parents handle this is crucial for the child’s development.When children are not allowed to explore in a child proof home or…

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