As parents of young adults, we have a balancing act between caring and nurturing, and allowing our kids to live their own lives as adults.  Part of being an adult is taking responsibility for our actions and decisions.  It can be challenging as a loving parent to let our children suffer the consequences of a decision, and so very tempting to rescue them! 

One method that may be helpful as we reframe our relationship as the parent of an adult is to see ourselves as a coach, mentor, or adviser....
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