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How do you raise a child to believe in freedom?
What if your child runs into traffic?￼
Reluctant at drop-off yet later does not want to leave?
The relationship-building power of explanations
Don’t tell me I can’t: An ambitious homeschooler’s journey
, by Cole Summers: a book review
Unless we get children try different things, how will they ever learn which things are fun and which are not fun?
Unnatural consequences revisited
When a solution is not found, is it always the parents who must bear the brunt of the sacrifice?
Are you advocating that the children should rule the parents?!
What about instilling values like freedom, fallibilism and the idea of taking children seriously?
How can I drop the anti-rational part of my mind that interferes with me taking my children seriously?
How can I become more aware of anti-rational parts in my mind?
If anti-rational memes are compelling me to coerce my children, what hope is there?!
Why do parents coerce their children despite having been through it themselves?
If a parent has an aversion to something a child enjoys doing, how do you solve that problem?
Surely we should communicate our disapproval to our children?
If we should take babies seriously, should we not take pigs seriously too?
Equal relationships with our children?! How are parents and children are equals?!
If you are not coercing your child, what do you do instead of coercion?
What if my child both hates school and likes being in school with all his friends?
What to do when your child says “Go away” or “I don’t want to talk about it”
Is hiding medicine in your child’s food wrong?
Surely it is necessary to coerce children to avoid them doing unsafe or unethical things?
How do you take babies seriously?
Who am I to criticise someone else?
If criticism is valuable why not be more critical?
Surely criticism is always good?
What if your child wants to drive?
What if my child wants me to help her murder someone?
I’m a vegetarian. What if my child wants to eat meat?
How do you intervene non-coercively when one child is attacking another?
Is coercion always wrong?
What if my child wants to buy every toy in the shop, and does not consult me?
What do you have against gentle coercion?
Is the purpose of taking children seriously to avoid the harm coercion would do?
How is a compromise not a real solution?
How can I tell if a proposed solution is a real solution?
How do you solve problems where there is a conflict of interest?
If I am not allowed to coerce my child, surely I am being coerced myself?
Surely coercion is ok when the parent is right and the child is wrong?
What do you have against coercion?
Does Taking Children Seriously mean children always getting their own way?
How is the word ‘parenting’ not taking children seriously?
Why does parenting feel so hard?