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Needed: Minneapolis parent who lets kid take public transportation

Hi Readers! A Minneapolis paper is doing a story on Free-Range Kids and needs to find a local parent who lets his/her kid ride the light rail alone. Preferably a kid who is not shaving/driving/working as an accountant yet.  If that Free-Range Parent happens to be YOU and you’re willing to be interviewed and photographed, please let me […]

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“Free-Range Kids” Book Talk

The other night I gave a book talk — second in my life — at the Barnes & Noble in Park Slope, Brooklyn. If you’d like to hear some of the highlights, here you go. Two little videos of me doing my Free-Range thing: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEKlZO6xXWg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ivK-VwShHE Meantime, a very happy three-day weekend to all! — Lenore

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Yes, more media!

Quick alert (before everyone goes, “Enough already!”): As mentioned right below here, I’ll be on Nightline tonight talking about dumb baby safety products (that is, dumb safety products, not safety products for dumb babies). But — news flash!  I’ll be talking about them again on Good Morning America the next day. (Saturday.) That’s it. Have […]

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Washington Post Goes Free-Range!

Or at least they let me expouse my views in today’s bfehhizsyn op-ed pages.  A Happy Mother’s Day to them! And a Happy Mother’s Day to The Week (my favorite magazine), which printed a nice, big excerpt from Free-Range Kids (the book). And yet more good wishes, this time to ABC World News Tonight, which is doing […]

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“Free-Range Kids” Book Published Today!

Hello, Free-Rangers! My book is officially out today and I’m delighted to say the media is taking notice. If you’d like to see some of the upshot, here’s the chat rnbznsyedy I got to do on the Washington Post parenting blog this morn. And here’s a lovely interview about Free-Range (or not) toddlers on Cafe Mom and a perky podcast […]

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“Free-Range” Live Chat on Washington Post on Monday Morn

Hi, Free-Rangers! I wrote that headline as if I’m so used to “live chats.” As if this is something I do all the time. In truth, this is my first and I have no idea what it’ll be like. But if YOU know what I’m getting myself into and would like to join in, here is the […]

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