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12 tips for gently parenting adult children

Published: Friday, Feb. 1 2013 12:35 p.m. MST

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Keep in mind that the person you are now isn’t the person you were when you first started out on your journey into adulthood. Expecting your young adult children to think and experience and process life and events the way that you do now is like expecting a newborn baby to be able to pick up a book and read it.

Children’s book and parenting author, L.R. Knost, is an independent child development researcher and founder and director of the advocacy and consulting group, Little Hearts/Gentle Parenting Resources. A mother of six, her children range from 25 years down to 25 months old. Her parenting guide, "Two Thousand Kisses a Day: Gentle Parenting Through the Ages and Stages," is due out in March of 2013. Other works by this author include "Wisdom For Little Hearts" and "Grumpykins," L.R. Knost’s children’s picture book series for ages 2 to 6, which are tools for parents, teachers and caregivers to use in implementing gentle parenting techniques in their homes and schools.
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Wayne Rout
El Paso, TX

Nice article. Some things are easier said than done.

RobertSailing
Orem, UT

It is harder in the real world.

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