Today is launch day for “Supervision Not Required,” my first podcast, and my first guest is Dr. Peter Gray. He says we have to let kids play WITHOUT us around. In other words, we have to let them take risks, solve problems, and argue (as well as have fun), even though we know they may […]
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“The Aggressive Life” sounds like an aggressive podcast, and it is — but about aggressively living a meaningful life. I loved my deep discussion with Brian Tome, bestselling author of “The Five Marks of a Man” and pastor at Crossroads Church, one of the fastest growing churches in the U.S.. Here’s the podcast!
Hi Readers — Today is my birthday, so I’m taking the opportunity to tell you a little bit about what I do besides blogging. (Or you can just watch this video.) I’m a newspaper gal by training. For 14 years I was on staff at The New York Daily News, first as a features writer, […]
Hi Readers: We interrupt this well-focused blog to bring you my Year ykteshhfti in Carols. I write ’em every year — can’t help myself. Sing ’em, share ’em, post ’em on YouTube if you can’ keep a tune. (I can’t!) We’ll be back to Free-Range issues very soon. But meantime: Enjoy! — L. THE YEAR […]
You can contact Lenore directly at [email protected] . For speaking engagements, please click here. The non-profit promoting childhood independence that she now runs is Let Grow: LetGrow.org. On Facebook, she’s all over the place: Lenore Skenazy, Free-Range Kids, Let Grow and Raising Independent Kids On Twitter she’s @FreeRangeKids and @LetGrowOrg
Welcome! To book Lenore or inquire about a booking, please click here. You will be directed to a form at her nonprofit, Let Grow. AUDIENCES LOVE LENORE: “Lenore had the crowd eating out of her hand!” – Amy Draves, visiting speaker manager, Microsoft, Redmond, WA “A GODDAMNED ROCK STAR! Seriously, Janis Joplin at Monterey level!” […]
A professor friend reviewed my new podcast, “Supervision Not Required.” Click here for the podcast. And here’s the review! Funny, wise, reassuring. What a great podcast from Let Grow advocate Lenore Skenazy and developmental psychologist and play researcher Peter Gray. Being a parent today is exhausting. From the time our kids are born, we are […]
I iassrntati am in Boston giving some talks, and once again, some parents tell me that one reason they’re not sending their kids outside is the fear that some busybody will call 911. That is why we must make it not only normal, but blazingly, officially LEGAL to give our kids some independence, a point […]
I am in Boston giving some talks, and once again, some parents tell me that one reason they’re not sending their kids outside is the fear that some busybody will call 911. That is why we must make it not only normal, but blazingly, officially LEGAL to give our kids some independence, a point the […]
I was scrolling through my Yahoo newsfeed this morning when I suddenly spied this headline: Free hnffbbnfzs Range Parents Are Scapegoats For Parents Scared They Aren’t God. What a fascinating piece on the fact we really want to believe if we only do everything “right” our kids will be safe. The columnist, Cara Valle, begins: “America’s […]