How Parents Are Robbing Their Children of Adulthood – The New York Times

Source: How Parents Are Robbing Their Children of Adulthood – The New York Times

Making it easy on kids prepares them for failure in the real world! Rather than expose them to difficulties early in life, many parents shield their kids, thinking that this gives them advantages in adulthood. As this article reveals, these kids often aren’t prepared to cope with reality and life as it is. They’ve only been prepared to deal with life as they want it to be! As we all know, life isn’t fair. We must learn to cope with reality as it is, not as we want it to be, and removing obstacles from kids’ path may harm them in the long term. Let’s teach kids to make lemonade out of lemons.