It happens to feel very good for parents who had worried that they could be suspected of neglect simply for giving their kids some independence. Read all about it here — at Let Grow! Photo by @monroefiles at Unsplash.
Archive | 2019
A 9-year-old who was bitten by a shark went back into the water — and so did her ENTIRE FAMILY! Video and story over at Let Grow!
In a no-holds-barred New York Times opinion piece, Kim says we have ruined childhood — and yet, there’s a way back. She credits our own Dr. Peter Gray with the solution. Here it is, at Let Grow!
The same, sad myth we were encouraged to teach our kids — “Stranger danger” — is wrong for adults, too. Talking to strangers is a key to happiness. Read all about it (including how-to-start tips), over at Let Grow. Photo by Trung Thanh on Unsplash
Never doubt the power of one freaked-out naysayer to make the nightly news, as you can see from this video — and our commentary — at Let Grow.
A probing Q&A with Prof. of Developmental Psychology Mariana Brussoni, Canada’s leading expert on what kids get from play — and how to make sure they don’t miss out. Read it here, at Let Grow.
Watch a great 1-minute video at Let Grow of a kid calling it quits on organized sports (click here). And while you’re there, let us know what your kids think about participating. Do they love it? Hate it? Mixed bag? Tell all! Photo by Hal Gatewood on Unsplash
Amy Green has been a mom countering the culture of intensive parenting for 11 years now. Find out how she’s helping her friends walk the same walk, at Let Grow.
Twisting the knife, an inquest into the death of a girl just shy of age 7 scootering home from school was ruled the parents’ fault. At Let Grow we discuss why this ruling is chilling, cruel and pointless. Click here. Photo […]
We’ve got some simple ideas — and links — over at Let Grow, including a way to find nearby families also hoping to loosen the reins. Click here and join us!