All posts tagged "free-range parents"
This First-Grade Readiness Checklist Proves the World Was a Different Place in 1979
According to a first-grade readiness checklist from 1979, 37 years ago six-year-olds could walk eight blocks by themselves,...
Maryland Mother Arrested for Leaving 8- and 9-Year-Old Home Alone While She Picked Up Takeout
This mother left her 9- and 8-year-old kids home alone for 45 minutes while she drove to pick...
Mother Faces Jail Time for Letting 4-Year-Old Play Outside Alone
A mother was arrested and faces jail time for letting her son play outside in their apartment complex.
Third CPS Strike Against Free-Range Family Is Just As Big A Waste Of Time As The First 2
A few months ago we posted...
Mr. Rogers Paid The Attention To Children That Wasn’t Expected From Their Parents
The voice coming from the screen is soothing and he seems like he really gets it. He understands...
Lenore Skenazy’s Awesome New Show Brings Helicopter Parents Back Down To Earth
Lenore Skenazy was once labeled the "world's worst mom" for letting her nine-year-old ride the subway in New...
Kid’s Watch Trackers Might Give Me The Comfort I Need To Be More Of A Free-Range Mom
It's heaven-sent! To be able to let my kids out of my reach in the busy...
I Am The Concerned Neighbor Reporting Your Unattended Kids In The Street
A Houston mom who was arrested for letting her young kids play in the street unattended is suing...
Does Leiby Kletzky’s Murder Mean Parents Should Hover More?
I can't stop aching over the story of little eight-year-old Leiby Kletzky's murder. It is one of those...