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Screens as a natural, integrated, positive part of life
What if your baby keeps grabbing your nose ring and cannot be reasoned with?
How do you raise a child to believe in freedom?
Instead of Cry It Out, try bedtime anarchy
What if your child runs into traffic?￼
Reluctant at drop-off yet later does not want to leave?
Why do you like IFS but not ‘Self-led parenting’?
The relationship-building power of explanations
What do you mean by non-coercive? What is the difference between coercion and non-coercion?
Unless we get children try different things, how will they ever learn which things are fun and which are not fun?
Unnatural consequences revisited
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?!
If a parent has an aversion to something a child enjoys doing, how do you solve that problem?
If coercion has impaired my ability to correct errors, is taking children seriously even possible?
Why does it sometimes hurt to think about Taking Children Seriously?
Surely we should communicate our disapproval to our children?
If we should take babies seriously, should we not take pigs seriously too?
In what ways is Taking Children Seriously different from simply taking everybody seriously?
If you are not coercing your child, what do you do instead of coercion?
How do you determine what food to give your children?
What to do when your child says “Go away” or “I don’t want to talk about it”
“What if…?” questions revisited
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 can we communicate urgent information to our pre-verbal toddlers?
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?
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?
Do children not taught that they can’t always get their own way become entitled and inconsiderate?
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?
What do you have against coercion?
Does Taking Children Seriously mean children always getting their own way?
Surely it is natural for parents to control their children?
If children are people just like adults, why should we treat our children any differently from how we treat adults?
How is the word ‘parenting’ not taking children seriously?
Which parenting style is Taking Children Seriously? Authoritarian, authoritative, permissive, or uninvolved?
What is Taking Children Seriously?
Why does parenting feel so hard?