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The Art of Letting Go

Thank you, Nancy Gibbs, for making some sense when it comes to parenting [Nov. 30]. I have a 3-year-old girl and a boy on the way, and the barrage of what not to do is daunting. (Don't eat deli meat! Don't color your hair! Don't even look at wine!) Love your kids like mad, provide boundaries, be consistent, listen and laugh and occasionally let them be. I worry that in parents' desire to be the best parents, they forget it is also supposed to be fun. I worry more that we are creating narcissistic kids who...

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