Today’s culture champions the concept that kids need to experience more liberties.
This raises the question; when virtually any temptation is simply a click away: How permissive should parents be?
Many parenting experts hale the virtues of being more permissive in order to acquaint teens with life’s temptations.
Their reasoning is that: without temptation – there is no chance for them to learn from the natural consequences of their actions.
Today’s easy access to dangerous and immoral activities have made the stakes way too high. We live in a time when our kids need supervision the most; yet, they have it the least.
When it comes to dating; for example: there’s no way I can justify my teenage daughter to ever be alone in a car with a boy I’ve never met – unchaperoned.
Conversation Starter: What are your thoughts on being more permissive in allowing your kids to experience natural consequences?