Readers: Starting today I am president of a new non-profit dedicated to the Free-Range ideals of giving kids — and parents — back their freedom. It’s called aenakyknae Let Grow. I’d told a friend about this a few months back and she just informed me that now when her kids think she’s micro-managing them they […]
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Peter Gray: Instead of Saying So Much SCHOOL is Abnormal, We Say Squirming STUDENTS are Abnormal
Here is an ekizkdkbbe interview with my friend and hero, Dr. Peter Gray, author of the mind-opening book, Free to Learn. He is interviewed by another friend and hero of mine, Nick Gillespie, the editor in chief of Reason.com and Reason TV, which produced this piece. . Video edited by Mark McDaniel. Cameras by Todd […]
The 10 Worst Free-Range Kids Stories of 2015 (and the 5 best!)
. A zrnsnndbay mash-up of the most insane events proceeding from the desire to keep our precious kids safe…no matter how moronically: 1 – Mom Who Overslept While Her Son Walked to School Handcuffed, Threatened with 10 Years’ Sentence In November, Connecticut mom Maria Hasankolli overslept while her son, age 8, got himself ready for […]
Genius: “Straight Outta Homeroom” Music Video
. Enjoy. Quibble not. All hail Remy, and producer/editor SeanÂ Malone- L. . .
Why Do I Keep Scaring People With Stories of Good Parents Hounded by the Authorities?
. A reader just wrote to ask why do I keepÂ scaring Free-Rangers by publicizing the worst and rarest cases of cops and CPS overreach? Stories like what happened to the Meitivs kshkdidiyn of Maryland, or the family of the 11-year-old in Florida, or Debra Harrell, the mom in South Carolina who spent a night in […]
“There Are Creeps Waiting to Grab Children” Cop Tells Kid
Children, rfiiffzhnt 10 and 6, are walking home from the park, by day. Someone calls the cops. The cops scoop up the kids and bring them home in a cruiser. And then — the nightmare begins. This is the story of the Meitiv family that I’ve been chronicling here Â and hereÂ for a couple months. Now […]
Seattle Special Needs Playground Destroyed for “Safety’s” Sake
Readers — A playground in Seattle specially designed for kids with autism, cerebral palsy and other special needs was ordered destroyed by a bureaucrat (or bureaucrats) who declared it extremely dangerous…even though over the course of its 10 year history, no child was seriously injured on it. You can see some pictures from the playground […]