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Red Diaper Dharma -- The Hands On/Hands Off Mother

My latest Red Diaper Dharma column is up at Literary Mama!

"How do you parent a teenager, how do you raise an independent child without either suppressing her spirit or making her feel uncared for? Maybe I struggle with this because of my own, rather unusual, upbringing. As a young child, my parents were, appropriately, very Hands On, but when I became a teenager, they became very Hands Off."

Read the rest here: http://www.literarymama.com/columns/reddiaperdharma/