Nothing. Perhaps I give off a don't eff with me air or something , but no one has ever made a negative comment about my parenting choices. If they did, I'd probably just ignore it anyway.
post #21 of 105
12/29/05 at 3:43pm
Originally Posted by eminer
I picked Other. Trusting the kids physically, a la The Continuum Concept, has gotten the most criticism. For example, we let dd1 run ahead on the sidewalk, realizing that she knows to stop before entering the street. We have let her climb as early as she felt comfortable doing so, which for dd1, was very early. Also stand on the subway. Letting dd1 use knives as a toddler. Letting them crawl on public floors. Letting them put a wider-than-typical range of things in their mouths. I've found that these things are Not Ok with many people, especially in the city.