October 17, 2019
Have you noticed that all babies and young children tend to ‘want to do things by themselves?’ This tendency is the beginning of independence and, as a parent, it is really important for you to encourage this. Here’s why.
Independence is important because…
It promotes confidence and self-esteem as well as motivation and perseverance in school.
It fosters self-reliance, allowing your child to feel they have control over their life.
It gives your child a sense of importance and belonging which is essential for building social relationships and for contributing to the world.
It develops their levels of self-awareness and sensitivity towards