You are not mistaken. I called this episode “Let Your Children Fail”, because that's actually one of the best gifts you can give your children. How so? Well, I don't mean that you should let your children really “fail” all the time, and don't help them. I do mean that you can teach them to appreciate their mistakes and learn from them.
Because if you teach your children that they can either succeed or learn something new (as opposed to fail), you will give them a gift for life.
- When should you and when should you not interfere?
- What's the difference between failing and learning?
- How to help your children fail and not feel bad about themselves?
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The Apparently Parent Podcast
On this show, I share with you my perspectives and experience of parenting and psychology.
Enhance your understanding of the relationship with your child and yourself by learning about attachment, mindful and playful parenting mindset and techniques.
Listen to me sharing my knowledge and experience both as a parent and a therapist, as well as interviews with parenting experts from around the world.
Your Host – Eran Katz
I’m a clinical psychologist and parenting counselor specializing in attachment theory. I’m also the father of two children who are my best parenting teachers.
I believe that parenting is one of the most important jobs we ever do. This is why I created Apparently Parent and The Parenting MAP. My goal in life is to help as many parents as possible become 21st Century Parents, moving from chaos to harmony and building an enduring, meaningful relationship with their children.