Minor Issues: Take the long-term view on parenting - will it matter 10 years from now?

Instead of overthinking and agonising over your choices, try to take a long-term view, the writer says.
Instead of overthinking and agonising over your choices, try to take a long-term view, the writer says.ST PHOTO: GIN TAY

SINGAPORE - When my eldest child, now 15, could not read independently when he was six, I was anxious and started researching all the things I should be doing to help him.

When his pre-school classmate's mum told me how much her daughter enjoyed doing pages from a Chinese assessment book every night, I got him one as well, hoping he would also "enjoy" doing work.

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