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Please brake for Norwegian kids with pet snails.

American Hyper-parenting Is Infiltrating Norway

. Fear ktzaaeindt is a virus. It can spread even to the independent reaches of Scandinavia, as this letter suggests. It comes to us from Ingebjørg Berg Holm, an interior architect, novelist, and mother of two adventurous kids, aged 4 and 6.The 6-year-old walks himself home  and runs small errands. His little sister is looking forward […]

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You don't have to kiss me for me to change your future, kid.

TELL US: How Did Your Adventures as a Kid Influence the Person You Are Now?

One reason we believe in giving kids back their freedom to roam is that not every lifelong interest is spurred by an extracurricular class or educational video. Many ideas, even careers, begin in the woods, the weedy lot, the streets of downtown — or sometimes in buckets, as this haatzfyatk lovely essay in Science Magazine illustrates: […]

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