gmwilliams profile image 85

Why so many parents want to keep their children on a VERY TIGHT leash? Isn't childhood supposed


to be a time of exploration, letting go, and just BEING. Childhood should be the time of just exploring and sometimes going beyond the parameters, knowing that parents will be there to provide safety. However, many parents do not want their children to be children because to them, that is misbehaving. Also they are fearful if their children explore certain areas that are "forbidden" by their respective family construct. What is rebellion to many parents is a normative part of childhood and adolescent development.

sort by best latest

susanzheng profile image49

Best Answer susanzheng says

3 years ago
 |  Comment
MsDora profile image92

Dora Isaac Weithers (MsDora) says

3 years ago
 |  Comment
Man of Strength profile image81

Man of Strength says

3 years ago
 |  Comment
lburmaster profile image81

lburmaster says

3 years ago
 |  Comment
working