How frequently should parents allow their children to persist with problems before stepping in?
Taking over signals to children that these tasks are too hard for them and that they are unlikely to be able to succeed on their own (Gweon + Schulz, 2011)
In a 12-page paper published by Leonard et al. (2021), researchers looked at how adults took over [solving challenges] related to children's persistence with problems. Parents who took over more during a challenging puzzle rated their children as "dispositionally less