Check out the note from a college professor wondering if the decline in free play has led to a decline in language skills and hence a decline in reading. And then click here to join the discussion! (Because you CAN read! And you CAN express yourselves!) Photo from Unsplash byÂ @cirala_skyÂ .
Archive | 2019
Well, she was in Germany, so maybe you can guess. They actually TEACH the kids how to react when they’re lost, and it paid off! Read the very quick, sweet story over at Let Grow by clicking here!
Three people on the sex offense registry in Georgia sued the Butts County Sheriffâ€™s Office for placing â€œNO TRICK-OR-TREAT AT THIS ADDRESS!!â€ signs on their lawns. This was not only trespassing, said the plaintiffs, the signs themselves amounted to compelled speech. Yesterday, just in time for Halloween, federal Judge Marc T. Treadwell ruled in favor […]
You’ll find four fear-fighting Halloween facts by clicking here and magically being transported to Let Grow! Mwah hah hah hah ha!Â [It is hard to phonetically convey mock-evil laughter. But we do try.]
The media love stories of kids in peril SO MUCH that they are willing to believe almost anything, as this “near abduction” story at Let Grow proves. Click here, please!
Read a young man’s thank you letter to the teachers who didn’t interfere with the fantasy world he and his friends created in first grade and kept going through fifth! Click here for the story, over at Let Grow!
What happens when kids train too hard in one sport? Nothing good — says no less than the National Athletic Trainers Association! They’ve got six suggestions to help parents to pull back. Read them at Let Grow by clicking here! Photo byÂ Markus SpiskeÂ onÂ Unsplash
Quick answer: Yep. Read about what’s happening to the elderly AND kids over at Let Grow (click here). And please consider joining the discussion! Photo byÂ Philippe LeoneÂ onÂ Unsplash
The aftermath of one freshman getting lost for 20 minutes on a practice run is pretty infantilizing. Here’s the story, at Let Grow. Click this. Photo byÂ Ellie StormsÂ onÂ Unsplash
Click here to go to the fun, pro-Free-Range, 2-minute Star Trek:Voyager clip at Let Grow. Enjoy!