Very young children often develop irresponsible behavior when they are not encouraged to assume responsibility for their actions and reactions. Parents often foster irresponsible behavior by perceiving children as helpless and incapable of assuming responsibility for their lives.
The purpose of the products for ages 1 - 3 is to help parents begin the process of shifting the responsibility for a child's behavior from the parent to the child. These products accomplish this by conveying to parents and children three important concepts.
A child's behavior affects the child and the people around him or her.
The negative or positive effects of a child's behavior, influences the quality of his or her life.
Normal children can control their behavior and therefore can choose whether to engage in positive or negative behavior.