Dating and Parenting
You are not alone in giving in to the thinking that maybe you will have to wait until they are of legal age, or at least driving and mostly ignoring you. This is a mistake!
This is the important part though… WE LEARN WHAT WE SEE MODELED.
Let that sink in a minute. Do you want your children, especially the ones being raised female, to think their whole world revolves around taking care of others?
If you want to teach them how to have healthy boundaries, you have to have healthy boundaries, and that included with your kids. The key here is healthy, which includes safe. So don’t go out drinking and drive home. Don’t drop what you are doing because you got a booty call from a hottie. Do make plans. Do take care of your emotional and relational needs.