“There is no parent more vulnerable to the excesses of overparenting than an unhappy parent. One of the most important things we do for our children is to present them with a version of adult life that is appealing and worth striving for.”
-Madeline Levine, Ph.D.
This quote is from The New York Times Op-Ed from August 5, 2012 titled “Raising Successful Children.” This article is worth saving for reference when you feel the need to recalibrate your parenting compass, which you’re allowed to do as often as needed!
Madeline Levine is a psychologist and educator with decades of experience working with children and families. She has authored several books, including New York Times Bestsellers The Price of Privilege and Teach Your Children Well. Sometimes, as parents and caregivers, we need guidance and fresh inspiration, especially in this ever competitive and changing environment. Our kids are growing up very differently than we did!Dr. Levine’s insights are refreshing, eye-opening and helpful. If you have a moment, please visit her website http://madelinelevine.com/.