Ways To Foster Independence In Your Kids (At Any Age)
Let Them Resolve Conflicts
Kids argue amongst themselves a lot. Siblings, friends, whatever — kids will squabble over just about anything. Instead of stepping in and playing the judge and jury all day long, teach your children how to resolve their own conflicts. When they’re young, a simple chart on the wall will help remind them of the steps to solving a dispute. You may need to stay close to guide them towards a peaceful resolution, but that effort now pays off big time as they get older.