Editor's note: This week, we feature guest blogger Judith S. Bass, CEP. Please read her full bio below.
As a parent, you want your child to succeed in high school and go on to college. Naturally, you want to do everything you can to help your child get the best grades possible. So, you hire tutors for every subject. You sit with your son every night to monitor his homework, and you wake him up every morning to be sure he gets to school on time. You set up a study schedule and help him review for his tests. You contact his teachers on a regular basis to find out how he is doing in each of his classes.
And while this exhausting approach may yield some good grades, you find yourself thinking “How will he learn to function independently in college?”