Parents & Bar/Bat Mitzvah Preparation
How to step in and step back.
Room to Grow
Some bar/bat mitzvah students are able to keep their work organized, practice unsupervised, schedule appointments, and meet deadlines by themselves; most won’t be ready for this level of responsibility and may want more of a partnership with their parents during the process. Bar and bat mitzvah students are often ambivalent about how much their parents should participate in the preparations for their “special day.” Encourage your child to voice what he or she needs from you in order to succeed.
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