Autonomy is our ability to make self-directed decisions. This does not mean that we’re alone in our decision making.

What it means is that our decisions reflect our own values and beliefs – not other people’s!

The research shows that we can help our children build autonomy in the context of relatedness and other people through mentoring groups. Today’s tip for building autonomy is to find a mentoring group for your child!

Listen in with Dr. Jen to learn more.