Parenting as Teaching: What Values Are You Sharing?
When you set a curfew for your child, you are communicating certain values. One of these values is concern for their safety. On the other hand, there may also be a certain lack of trust communicated. What values are we communicating by our parenting, and how can we balance competing concerns?
Paul Oberman is the Head of School at Robert M Beren Academy. He has led parenting discussions at many schools over the years and has read many books about parenting. He enjoys conversations about parenting, playing ultimate frisbee, and performing stand-up comedy.