In our rapidly changing world, should parents be advisers to their children?
From Michael, in response to Why Today’s Parents Have No Business Giving Their Kids Advice:
At one level I agree with this article. I have no idea what to say about making a career in today’s world. But the article implies that this is what giving advice to your kids is all about. It’s only a small slice, and I have never been very focused on that. Even when I was a kid, I got little on the subject from my parents and have focused only minimally on it with my kids. But there are far more important issues, about relationships, and personal growth, and coping with uncertainty, that are at least as important today as ever, and that I have more and better insights on than I ever had in the past. Take the article for what it’s worth, but take a grain of salt with it. It’s not time to abandon your kids to the ravages of the modern age. You still have something important to offer.
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