Monthly Archives: October 2014

Twelve things parents do that unintentionally hurt kids

  1. Not letting them fail…
  2. Doing everything for them
  3. Giving them everything they ask for
  4. Over-structuring their day … Rushing them through activities and not allowing for reflection time
  5. Telling the kids to do something such as take care of themselves and not being a good model for their kids to follow…
  6. Not allowing for free play
  7. Comparing them to others
  8. Dressing them in label clothes
  9. Telling them what they will be in the future
  10. Giving them no or too many responsibilities
  11. Complaining in front of them
  12. Complaining about them to their friends