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How to give kids outdoor independence

How to give kids outdoor independence
August 24, 2017 2 Comments »

Think “age appropriate”, as opposed to “over protective” Read More »

Julie Lythcott-Haims’ Ted Talk takes on helicopter parenting and the “checklisted childhood”

Julie Lythcott-Haims’ Ted Talk takes on helicopter parenting and the “checklisted childhood”
November 8, 2016 No Comments »

When to-do lists can be more harmful than helpful Read More »

Why I would fight for cartwheels at recess

Why I would fight for cartwheels at recess
December 2, 2015 No Comments »

Without taking a few risks, kids can't reach their potential Read More »

Playground zen, or how I learned to keep worrying but let my kid fall

Playground zen, or how I learned to keep worrying but let my kid fall
July 21, 2014 2 Comments »

Stay in the moment and trust your children to take a chance Read More »

Taking risks on the playground

Taking risks on the playground
June 29, 2012 No Comments »

Non-sporty mom Sara Smeaton takes a seat and watches Read More »