Allow Your Child To Explore The World Around Them With Realistic Boundaries

Babies and toddlers need instruction as they begin exploring the world around them.  Many parents find that they are constantly telling their child No, redirecting them, or chasing after them.  It is important that you are consistent with their boundaries, so that the child learns early that when you tell them to do something that you mean it.


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Set Realistic Boundaries

Don’t set your child up for failure by setting their boundaries so high that they are constantly getting in trouble.  Allow your child to safely explore their new surroundings.  Closely supervise your child when they are exploring something new so that you can quickly redirect them if they are doing something unsafe or getting into something that isn’t theirs.

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4 responses to “Allow Your Child To Explore The World Around Them With Realistic Boundaries”

  1. Touristmeetstraveler Avatar

    I totally agree, you have to let them move around a bit; you can’t just keep them in place all day!

  2. Rebecca Swenor Avatar

    Great post on realistic boundaries. It is totally important for parents to let your explore new things. It is so important to let them know if they are doing something wrong etc so they learn what to do and what not to do. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Erika Avatar

    Boy it’s so challenging for me to imagine raising kids in our society, I have so many issues with the structures and ethics of our conventional world. Great to see conscious parents giving a lot of thought to this.

  4. Jill@singapore writing homemaker Avatar

    We share the same ideas even though we came from the other side of the world. Going outdoors is also one method we kept the mess in our house manageable. In nature, our toddlers seem to be easily contained.