HIGHER LEVEL PARENTING
II. PROBLEMS
6. The Rage to Explore

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1. No Fences
You're going to need to be fast to keep up with her. Provide a safe environment and then stand back. They'll do the rest.

Problem

Venturesome baby

Tactics

Provide a safe environment and stand back, but stay close enough to rescue them.

Strategies

Provide environmental safety.

Transcript

There's nothing more detestable than being restrained. They really don't like that.

She's so adventuresome.

I think you do have one of these very brave babies.

Yeah. My first one wasn't quite like this.

This is the kind that will fling themselves off the top of the Empire State Building in perfect confidence that you will run around and catch them. Better watch that, at least the next six months or so—maybe even longer than that.

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