In an age where we want kids to succeed, to win, to be movers and shakers, in this world with all its passions and problems, perhaps modern day parents are just trying too hard.
Perhaps, despite all our efforts to give more, we are trapping our own children in our own materialistic, anxious, over-scheduled, and over-worked ways. How can it be otherwise when we begin their lives with the same patterns we ourselves are exhausted and overwhelmed by? Too much. Too fast. Too soon.
Read the rest of my post over at Creative With Kids.