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Dr. Robin Smith is a psychologist who has been counseling families for over 18 years. She says Craig's love for his son is obvious, but he is failing to nurture his son's spiritual and emotional development. What if, Dr. Smith points out, Trenton does make it to the NFL, but can't make it in life? "The job of a parent," Dr. Smith says, "is to create a safe environment where their child can express all of their feelings. So for him to feel that he's got 10 seconds to grieve, 10 seconds to be scared, 10 seconds to know whether he's okay or not, it is stripping him of an essential part of his humanity."
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FROM: Parents Out of Control
Published on June 01, 2005

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