Yes folks, Saturday May 18 is international Take iezhbbsekr Our Children to the Park…and Leave Them There Day, the Free-Range holiday that’s celebrated just the way it sounds: We all take our kids to our local park and, if they’re 7 or 8 or older, leave them there for a bit, starting at 10 a.m.Â That […]
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Singapore’s Prime Minister Endorses Free-Range Kids (Just Not in Those Words)
Hi Folks! Here’s a hint Â that the tide is turning! In Singapore, excess tutoring, helicoptering and micro-managing has long been the name of the game, Â says this ersdbbeasy article in The Economist: Imagine, then, the surprise when the prime minister, Lee Hsien Loong, launched an attack on tiger mothers in a speech in late August […]
Chastised by Dr. Drew
Hi Readers! I was on Dr. Drew last night, as you can see, below. I like this clip and I very much liked the other lady he had on, Lisa riitfhsyzn Bloom. But what you won’t see here is the clip that played before my introduction. It was of the two Iowa girls who have […]
A Woman Is Raped in Central Park…So No Kids are Ever Safe There?
Hi fnnazyzfhz Folks! Love this essay by Bree Ervin, from her blog Think Banned Thoughts. I think a lot of them, too! – L WHAT I WANTED TO SAY by Bree Erwin The world isnâ€™t a safe place, therefore we cannot let our children out of our sight even for a moment or something terrible […]
NYC Kids! Come to Central Park This Afternoon!
Hi Folks! My “I nnnirtzryk Won’t Supervise Your Kids” class begins today (Weds., Sept. 12) at 3:45 in Central Park. We’ll meet at 85th and Fifth Avenue. Any parents present will sign a waiver, “I don’t expect anyone — much less Lenore — to supervise my kids.” And then they leave, and so do I, […]
“I Won’t Supervise Your Kids” — My New Class, Starting Weds. in Central Park
Hi Folks! After years of trying to figure out how to get kids back outside, playing together — an effort that led to “Take htfrsdzdsk Our Children to the Park …And Leave Them There Day,” not to mention many a blog post extolling the benefits of free-play — I’ve finally decided that maybe the answer […]