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|Me and my sister were always welcome in the kitchen.|
Children have to be taught how to learn
Children will always make awful choices
Children can’t pick what they like
Children aren’t allowed to participate in real work
There are myriad ways that children’s abilities are frequently undervalued and many avenues to gaining greater competency that are often denied to them. But in taking a life learning path, there are a lot more opportunities to respect children, to trust them, to allow them greater freedom, and to engage with them in meaningful activities. I hope that the more examples there are of living respectfully with children, the more others will see just how capable they can be.