FreeRangeKids & sane parenting

14Apr08

FreedomFrom BoingBoing: Lenore Skenazy, the author of the kick-ass column about letting her kid ride the subway alone, has started a blog called Free Range Kids, with a stirring call to action:

Do you ever… ..let your kid ride a bike to the library? Walk alone to school? Take a bus, solo? Or are you thinking about it? If so, you are raising a Free Range Kid! At Free Range, we believe in safe kids. We believe in helmets, car seats and safety belts. We do NOT believe that every time school age children go outside, they need a security detail. Most of us grew up Free Range and lived to tell the tale. Our kids deserve no less. This site dedicated to sane parenting. Share your stories, tell your tips and maybe one day I will try to collect them in a book. Meantime, let’s try to help our kids embrace life! (And maybe even clear the table.)



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