From the moment our children are born, we do everything we can to protect them. We guide them through life, watching their every step, ready to snatch them out of the clutches of danger. As they grow older, however, it becomes necessary for us parents to let go, allowing our children to stand on their own and find their place in this world. Of course, that's easier said than done. To help parents through this process, Dr. Fran Walfish, child and family psychotherapist and author of "The Self-Aware Parent," offered 10 tips for giving your child more independence.