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Tips to independence: Grade schoolers

Posted May 25, 2010 8:23 p.m. EDT

Cynthia Edwards, a mom of two and a psychology professor and associate vice president for academic programs at Meredith College, has been with us for the last week talking about how to encourage independence in our kids.

Last week, she spoke about toddlers and preschoolers. This week, it's grade schoolers. One tip: Don't fix their problems.

Learn more in this video.

Next week, it's middle and high schoolers.