The Bubble Over My Head: Why You Need To Let Kids Do Things For Themselves

If you’re a parent who does everything for your children, listen up. “When you indulge these kids, and you fail to teach them life skills, then you’re doing them no favor,” Dr. Phil says in The Bubble Over My Head video above. “You’ve got to let them do things for themselves so they learn how.” Hear more from Dr. Phil – including lessons he taught his sons – in the video above. On Monday’s episode, "'Help! My Brother Would Rather Be Homeless Than Get a Job,'" Dr. Phil and life coach and author Mike Bayer help create a plan for a 30-year-old, who has been enabled by his family, to get back on his feet to lead a productive life. Check local listings to see where you can watch. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Ask Dr. Phil! WATCH: ‘Small Changes Accumulate Into Big Results Across Time,’ Dr. Phil Tells Guest Trying To Get Life Together