How and when does an adventurous spirit develop? Can we, as parents, actually promote an adventurous spirit in our children?

Here’s a story about a young boy who climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro when he was only seven years old. His dad explains how he was able to get behind his son.

Dr. Sheri Meyers has some advice for parents who want to successfully promote an adventurous spirit in their children.

It doesn’t matter if a child wants to be the best surfer or pianist or mathematician, parents need to figure out a way to support their child. What’s tricky is when a parent doesn’t necessarily think his/her child is headed in the right direction. It’s about taking a leap of faith and just going with it!