“If adults sometimes make bad decisions just like children to, why treat children differently?”
– Sarah Fitz-Claridge
From the archives: Posted on 2nd February 1994
“We are their parents not their friends. Sometimes my kids have to do what I tell them like it or not.
Children do not always make reasonable decisions just by being given the correct information. Adults don’t either.”
So why treat children differently?
- What ages is Taking Children Seriously most powerful for, or how does its value change with age? When is it almost too late?
- Possible subtle housework coercion
- Unschooling and schooling as a continuum