School Administrator Magazine asked Let Grow to write about how giving kids more independence makes them less anxious. Here’s the article. And here’s where we’re discussing it, over at Let Grow! iscussing it, over at Let Grow!
Playdates, age-segregated activities and adult-led fun are all extremely new developments. But kids without free time to play and learn from each other are missing out on something crucial for their brains, says evolutionary anthropologist Dorsa Amir in the TEDx talk you’ll find at Let Grow!
And yet, the other day, a reader tells us, a 7-year-old wandered off at the park and the mom was issued a summons. Read the letter at Let Grow.
Adelia Moore is a mom of four and a clinical psychologist who works with lots of families. But even she had a hard time letting her sons go — each of them! — the first time. Her advice…is over at Let Grow.
Just a little story from our mailbox, over at Let Grow.
A recently retired New York City teacher wonders just how real the summer slide is — and suggests rejecting the summer homework packet. Join the discussion at Let Grow!
Check out the short video by Adam Grant on now to normalize frustration, by making your kids share yours (and give you advice). It’s over at Let Grow.
Why does it matter that some parents — more often moms — get arrested for letting their kids wait in the car? We ponder that a little deeper this time over at Let Grow, thanks to a great post by Joshua Vaughn looking into a strange cultural tic: The authorities (cops, child protection workers, district […]
That’s a point made with precision and punch by a dad over at Let Grow. Please join us there — and tell us your thoughts on our extremely test-oriented culture. Photo by @benmullins at Unsplash.
Truly fun — it’s what imaginative play gives kids. We talk about it at Let Grow. If you’ve seen it at work, tell all!