The Worst Parent Award: How Much Freedom Should Parents Give Children

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How much freedom should parents give children? Many parents don't know that their strict policies can prohibit children from being self-independent. Therefore, it takes just the right amount of parenting to establish an independent person.
A mother who won the "Worst Parent Award" pushed parents to allow their children to become more independent. The “Worst Parent Award” was given because this woman allowed her 9-year-old son take the light rail to school and back home. She also did not fear the dangers of letting her son go into environments not suited for children. Most children would become lost when only a block away from home but her son wouldn't even fear being a couple miles away from home.
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