Having just read a bit about the history of witch-hunting I’m afraid we may not be quite as modern as we think we are. Join the discussion at Let Grow by clicking here!
If a tragic accident happens to a child, is it the mom’s fault? Our society likes to say YOU BET IT IS! We blame moms instead of fate. Why? I ponder this over at Let Grow. Click here to chime in.
A new study shows that by the time kids are 11 they have lost an hour a week of movement compared to when they were 6. I could be wrong, but I thought that as kids got stronger, smarter and bigger, they used to start moving MORE — playing, walking, roaming. How can we reverse […]
Why are young Americans today so much more cynical and distrusting than their elders? Dr. Peter Gray says it could partly be thanks to growing up with so little free play. Read his ideas over at Let Grow by clicking here!
Things are getting really weird thanks to surveillance at the door. Read about one community’s candy stealer, at Let Grow. Click here.
What are the alternatives to boring playgrounds out by you? Share your frustrations — and fabulous finds! — over at Let Grow, by clicking here.
Check out the note from a college professor wondering if the decline in free play has led to a decline in language skills and hence a decline in reading. And then click here to join the discussion! (Because you CAN read! And you CAN express yourselves!) Photo from Unsplash by @cirala_sky .
Well, she was in Germany, so maybe you can guess. They actually TEACH the kids how to react when they’re lost, and it paid off! Read the very quick, sweet story over at Let Grow by clicking here!
Three people on the sex offense registry in Georgia sued the Butts County Sheriff’s Office for placing “NO TRICK-OR-TREAT AT THIS ADDRESS!!” signs on their lawns. This was not only trespassing, said the plaintiffs, the signs themselves amounted to compelled speech. Yesterday, just in time for Halloween, federal Judge Marc T. Treadwell ruled in favor […]
You’ll find four fear-fighting Halloween facts by clicking here and magically being transported to Let Grow! Mwah hah hah hah ha! [It is hard to phonetically convey mock-evil laughter. But we do try.]