When people are training to be doctors (I’m told), they are instructed, “When you hear hoofbeats, assume horses, not zebras.” The idea being that most likely they are seeing something very common (say, a cold) than something outlandishly rare (like beriberi). Someone in Brighton, England, could have used that lesson. Earlier this week someone called […]
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A mom returning from Germany to the U.S. worries she will have to helicopter her child because she can’t buck the social norms.Â We understand. So at Let Grow, we have created two social-norm changing initiatives that are easy, fast and free. Check out this blog post, which explains them!
What does it take to make an Olympian? Ask the town of Norwich, VT — or Karen Crouse, the reporter who wrote a book about how they raise their kids there! An excerpt is over at Let Grow.! Slalom over!
I guess the news cycle just can’t wait a few days. If it did, almost every Halloween horror story it breathlessly reported would be proven false. Like the one we discuss today over at Let Grow. Come knock on our door!
It may be hard to “Let Grow” the first time and let your kids do something on their own, without you. But afterward your life gets easier and your kids’ world gets bigger. Today there’s one small, quick story over at Let Grow, where I hope you’ll join the conversation!
Quick read over at Let Grow! Just click here! And happpppppy Halloween! Photo fromÂ UnsplashÂ byÂ @sasotusar
A sort of shocking, sort of sadly predictable study of 300 10-year-olds in Britain found that they were 20% less strong and had 30% less endurance for things like hanging from a bar and doing sit-ups than they had in 1998. Come talk about it over at Let Grow!
The media is so desperate for stories about children outside alone in the big, wide world that the CBC — Canada’s NPR –Â did a piece about a boy, age 12, not picked up when he was supposed to be, and how mad this made his mom. Come over and talk about it at Let […]
Because there is almost no other Halloween activity to warn us about, one industrious site has come up with Hayride Saftey Tips — as if hayrides are on par with the Apollo missions. Read about them at Let Grow and hop on the discussion!
Comedian Christian Hull’s 3-minute romp through parenting through the decades. Need a smile/break/something that isn’t work or depressing news? Go to LetGrow.org and there’s the video! Actually, just click here!