Raising Independent Children By Letting Them Fail

Abbey Fatica
Oct 6, 2018 · 4 min read
Photo by Tracey Hocking on Unsplash

Beep, beep, beep! It must be 7am and that is my daughter’s alarm going off. I wait a couple minutes to see if she emerges from her cave. Some days she does but this time she doesn’t. That means she turned off her alarm and laid back down.

I wait and nothing.

A few minutes later I hear stirring but it’s from one of her brothers, then another and finally…