Resentful Piano Playing = Win.

We put a toy piano in Ike’s timeout corner. Ike is a willful toddler. Go ahead Ike, play piano to spite us. Go ahead. Do just that.

NB: Reverse psychology to secure worthwhile ends is a bad longterm strategy for parenting. It does, however, seem to be an appropriate parenting strategy for reeling in toddler behavior in a way that at the same time promotes musical interest, creativity, and experimentation.

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About Dan Sorensen

In general, concerned with excellence. In particular: Opinions. Food. Artistic Process. Customer Service. Music. Media. Bullshit.
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