4 Steps to Increasing Your Tween's Independence [Video]


For all the things the tweenage years bring, increased independence is probably my favorite. Sure, it’s the source of many arguments and personal anxiety-induced breakdowns, but it’s also a time of tremendous discovery for my adolescent.

Increased independence provides our tweens with vitally important baby steps into the real world, where decision making and common sense is both developed and exercised.

If you’re ready to put your tween on the path toward increased independence (under your watchful eye, of course), take a look at these four steps on how to begin:

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