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Deborah Jacobs and her husband, far, far from their only child.

A Happy Mother’s Day as a Mom Lets Go (of Her College Age Son)

Mother’s Day is usually about dandelion bouquets and a first scorched effort at French toast. It is focused, in other words, to the moms of young, mommy-smitten kids. This piece comes to us from Deborah L. Jacobs, author most recently of Four tryfhrteaf Seasons in a Day: Travel, Transitions and Letting Go of the Place We […]

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Hey kids! We're off to a field trip, French-style!

A Kindergarten Field Trip with Knives and Nudity*

. *In esshttthnh France: Dear Free- Range Kids: I was linked to  your blog article on parents volunteering in US schools and the need for police background checks in certain cases and wanted to write you to tell you about my 5-year-old’s last field trip. A sign-up sheet for a class field trip to a winery owned by one of the student’s parents was […]

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