As time goes by, the children are getting older. As a parent, you want to let the child grow up independently so that they know the direction and purpose of their life in the future.  Starting college is the right time for you to let your children wander.

Even though this decision seems difficult, especially for those of you who rarely live far away from your children, the decision to leave while in college has brought many benefits for your child. Here are four benefits of living abroad during college for children.

Manage things independently. When children begin to live far away from their parents, their sense of dependence on their parents will decrease. Here the child will start learning to manage things independently. Wander teaches children to take full responsibility for their lives such as their daily schedules, health, social and financial activities.

Learn to adapt. Allowing children to wander while in college means that it can help them to become individuals who are easy to adapt to their new environment in the future. Being alone in certain places makes children have the courage to know and join certain groups. They tend to find many communities increasingly exposed to new environments. From this, the adaptability of children increases and improves over time.

Learn to manage finances. Going away during college means teaching children to be responsible for their personal finances. You do send money for their necessities of life. However, they cannot ask their parents for money whenever they want, such as at home. When wandering, usually parents will give some money and children will learn to manage the money to be used wisely for a whole week or month. Here, children’s financial skills will be trained.

Looking for self-identity in a new environment. Moving to a different city or country also tends to make children see new environments that they may never have seen or felt before. Learning to survive in a new place provides children with experiences they will have for the rest of their lives, and the opportunity to see what life would be like somewhere other than home. Here, children will also learn to form their own identity. Children will learn to understand themselves and follow the wishes of themselves and their families. Children who leave also tend to appreciate the struggles that they and their families are struggling with more.

Here are four benefits that your child will get when deciding to leave while in college. Even though you live far away from you, you can still control and guide the children by communicating consistently with them. Hopefully, this is useful for those of you who are still hesitant to let go of your child while in college, dear parents!

May 10, 2021

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