HIGHER LEVEL PARENTING
III. TECHNIQUES
22. Options
fr_24605d2_1XXII. THE EMPOWERMENT STRATEGY
That wonderful feeling of being free to decide for ourselves—that's what the strategy called "Options" provides. I like to call it the Empowerment Strategy.

The challenge is to accommodate and foster that wonderful drive while preserving basic structure and physical safety—all without becoming overly intrusive. Here are some examples of how to do it.

1. Binkie or Bottle
2. Options Start Early
3. It's His Choice
4. They Understand Barter
5. Empowerment Through Options

 

 

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