Given the fact that Halloween is often portrayed as a time when being scary and being scared are hallmarks of a successful holiday, how far do you permit your child to go? Does it matter if children’s costumes are not rated ‘G’?
You know that catching a child being good makes good stuff more likely to happen. So why not you? Remind yourself that you are a good parent every time it happens.
Even if your child is not athletic (maybe especially if she’s not athletic) carrying a Frisbee across the lawn is as good a way of finding new friends as walking a cute puppy.
When it comes right down to it, your teen may not be certain that this really is her dream. She has so many dreams. What if this isn’t the one?
Let’s re-imagine the situation a bit. Let’s imagine that you’re walking with your child and there, on the sidewalk, is Justin Bieber. Now what?