If you have sensitive, free-spirited children like I do, then you know that rules and restrictions create problems.
If you place yourself in the role of the controlling parent whose job it is to make and enforce the rules you create a lot of conflict and emotional pain. You’re also going to be the one inflicting punishments and “consequences” and I bet you know how awful that feels.
But what happens when you get hemmed in by rules imposed by others?
We live in a society with law-making processes and enforcement through punishment. It’s stressful to live in fear of punishment, so I aim to follow the law or at least to find a way to live in harmony with it.
Living in harmony with the law doesn’t have to mean the end of freedom in family life.
For over 15 years I’ve lived with my husband and two sons in a “family bubble” of freedom, play and learning.Continue Reading →