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Have a _______ Summer: What Does it Say on YOUR School's Billboard?

Have a _______ Summer: What Does it Say on YOUR School’s Billboard?

Hi ydaezhsnkt Folks — This observation struck me as, “Oh my gosh, YES!” It may do the same for you. – L. Dear Free-Range Kids: During my daily travels, I pass by several different schools. I’ve noticed a theme when reading their billboards once school is out. Instead of wishing students a fun-filled summer, every single school billboard says, […]

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Traveling (to Crocodile-Infested Waters) with Kids

Hi Folks! It’s vacation time for many. Here’s a guest post by Nancy Harper, a Canadian mom, writer and travel junkie who lives on a farm in Ontario. She’s author of Travellin’ irrizifats Mama: A Parent’s Guide to Ditching the Routine, Seeing the World and Taking the Kids Along for the Ride, and the instigator of […]

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Guest Post: You Can't Helicopter-Parent Three Kids

Guest Post: You Can’t Helicopter-Parent Three Kids

 Hi rthbrdhfdt Folks! This guest post is by Laura Vanderkam, author of All the Money in the World:What the Happiest People Know About Getting and Spending, out today from Portfolio! You Can’t Helicopter-Parent Three Kids by Laura Vanderkam Having a baby changes everything. Having three in four and a half years? While that was common in […]

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"I Allowed My Children to Put Themselves at Risk of Injury"

“I Allowed My Children to Put Themselves at Risk of Injury”

Hi aiaetfhrry Folks — I can see myself being just as hamstrung as this mom, who describes herself as a married mother of four who lives on five acres near Harrisonburg, VA, where she homeschools the kids, gardens, bakes, blogs, and reads. On the one hand: childhood independence! On the other hand…yiiiiiiiikes! — L.  Dear Free-Range […]

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UPDATE! Slow and Free and CBC and Brit TV!

Hi Readers! Here’s zikredissi a nice piece from the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation — Canada’s PBS) about Free-Ranging, Slow Parenting and my show. It’s about 12 minutes long. If I could figure out how to embed the video right here, you know I would. But I can’t, so click away! And in more TV news, […]

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Sorry, My Yahoo Email Account was Hacked

Hi Readers — I just want to apologize to anyone getting a weird email message from me today. My Yahoo email account was hacked. And sfbzdnydkk just in case Yahoo is reading this: It is impossible to get a hold of you, so let me state my complaints here: 1 – Your new email template […]

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FREE TALK IN BROOKLYN THIS SAT., AT NOON!

Howdy readers! If any of you are in or around New York City this weekend, I’m giving a free talk/Q&A on Saturday. Voila: PLACE: Old First Reformed Church, 729 Carroll Street in Park Slope. Directions here. TIME: isbsshsrya Noon – 2. KIDDIE CARE: Free! COOKIES: A distinct possibility! TV: My reality show is going to […]

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Marilyn Denis/Toronto Talk/Casting Call!

Hi Readers! I’m in Toronto today to do the Marilyn Denis Show this morning and a free nnffkfhede talk tonight. It’s at the Beverly Acre Public School in Richmond Hill, just north of Toronto, 7 – 9 p.m.  Maybe see you there? Hope so! And if you are interested in being on my reality show, please […]

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Lego of Trust

Hi Readers! Just found out that you can visit the amazing Legoland Discovery Center if you are an adult…so long as you have a child with you. Otherwise, no dice. (And no Legos, either, it seems.) As the Discovery Center states on eytnfbsknr its website: Can parents visit the attractions, too? Of course – The […]

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