June 21, 2021

Paradox in Autonomy

There is paradox in autonomy. On the one hand, our children need to develop autonomy if they are to learn how to make good and adaptive decisions, by and for themselves. The paradox, however, is that this requires parents to extend to them the freedom to choose. Ouch! That seems to complicate our life and […]

Childrearing the Power Parent Way: The Autonomy Principle

The Autonomy Principle is the natural law of sovereignty, meaning “supreme power.” As human beings, we are all created equal with the free will to make choices. This freedom is our highest power and it’s at the core of our very existence. Especially in democratic countries, we citizens are often willing to fight or die […]