There are many factors that play into knowing when your child is ready to make their own choices. You not only want to consider their age, but also their maturity level, ability to accept responsibility and make good decisions. Also, they may be ready to make decisions in some areas but not in others. For example, your daughter may be wise in choosing friends, but struggles to choose outfits that are modest. In her book The Passionate Mom, my wife, Susan, shares a lot more on How to Know When Your Child is Ready to Make Choices.
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