“There are many impediments to children’s going out to play, but one is parents’ fear that they will be charged with neglect.” Read more of Dr. Gray’s testimony to the Connecticut State Legislature here at Let Grow. He will be testifying on behalf of a Free-Range Parenting bill on Thurs., Feb. 14 — a valentine […]
A day care center in Washington got rid of its swings because if its kids don’t score high enough on a state test, they will lose some of their funding. The swings are just too tempting. Read more (and tear your hair out) here, at Let Grow.
A terribly sad irony, discovered by a British scientist knighted for his work: Kids need to fight off germs when young to develop the immune system that can fight off leukemia. The same can be said for giving kids the chance to deal with other fears and frustrations: Doing so develops their immunity. Join the […]
A very popular New York Times piece makes the case that always stimulating our kids hurts them in the long run. Check out Let Grow!
There’s a new speaker that lets you play songs even closer to your fetus. (Yes, it’s what you might be thinking. Ick.) Possible songs? “Another Kick in the Wall,” “You’ve Gotta Get Out of This Place.” Add your song suggestion over at Let Grow!
Two Minnesota lawmakers are stirring things up with a sweet bill inspired by a sour incident last summer. Quench your curiosity over at Let Grow! Two Girls Running Homemade Lemonade Stand
“After all, having children in the first place has the potential to invite some unsafe situations, given today’s world.” Oh how true. More over at Let Grow. Portrait picture of a scared woman isolated on white background
And here it is! At Let Grow! SONY DSC
Let she who has never mis-buckled a carseat cast the first stone. The story is here, at Let Grow.
It is getting harder and harder to give kids the one thing their minds and bodies really need: Free time — play time. Without it, they wither. Let Grow has an easy way to give it back.