Children should be encouraged to learn from their mistakes. Photo: Alamy

Forget about perfect parenting: mistakes are all part of rearing a healthy and happy family

Although it’s only natural for parents to try and shield their children from failure, we all make mistakes. The sooner little ones realise this, the sooner they will be able to live with life’s disappointments and grow in confidence

Topic |   Parenting: teens

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Children should be encouraged to learn from their mistakes. Photo: Alamy
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