If George Carlin came back as a cop in Bangor Maine… this is what he’d write. Best Police Dept. Facebook post EVER.
Archive | 2018
A boy walking to his grandmother’s house? How dare his parents let him do such a thing? Call the cops! Someone did. Read about it here, and comment away.
Prof. Jonathan Haidt is one of the four co-founders of Let Grow. In a new 4-minute video he discusses how American parents have been persuaded to treat their kids as fragile — and how that has become a self-fulfilling prophecy. Click here to go to the video, at Let Grow.
THIS SUNDAY, Dec. 2: Join Jon Haidt and me for a “LET GROW” FAMILIES MEET-UP in Washington Square. Kids will go to the playground while parents hang back and chat! Free signed “Coddling” or “Free-Range Kids” book to first few families! Please share! https://www.meetup.com/meetup-group-smCbhgbW/events/256754702/ …
All the joy of the season…is Scrooged by folks who post things like this, from a Facebook page in New Hampshire. Join the discussion at Let Grow!
When almost a third of all young people who start college don’t return, there must be a reason. An opinion piece in The New York Times states baldly, “We expect students to go from parental control to near-total freedom.” Click here to go to Let Grow to discuss the stunting effects of overprotection. Photo from Unsplash by […]
And it’s not about fear — it’s about discovering what you love, as a kid! Check out the clip and our short analysis over at Let Grow — here’s the link!
Over at Let Grow we’re discussing this phenom — the kiddie table separate from the grownups — and if it’s dying out. There’s a survey to take, too. No matter how you carve up the family (as in seating arrangements, that is), have a great Thanksgiving!
A mom is venting over at Let Grow. Vent along — it’s Friday! Here’s the link!
Our response to school shootings is creating its own damage, says Megan McArdle in The Washington Post. How and why to keep perspective, discussed over at Let Grow! Photo from Wikimedia Commons, by ZiggyFan23.