When we compare Trevor's with Briana's "neediness indexes," both still need us for different things. Trevor needs a bit more coaching on new life skills events, such as signing up for college classes for the first time. We are very deliberate in establishing our parental role as coaches and tell him, "Our job is to tell you what we think, your job is to decide what to do with it."
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