Free-Range Kids : How to Raise Safe, Self-reliant Children (Without Going Nuts With Worry) (Paperback)

Author: Skenazy, Lenore

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FREE RANGE KIDS has become a national movement, sparked by the incredible response to Lenore Skenazy?s piece about allowing her 9-year-old ride the subway alone in NYC. Parent groups argued about it, bloggers, blogged, spouses became uncivil with each other, and the media jumped all over it. A lot of parents today, Skenazy says, see no difference between letting their kids walk to school and letting them walk through a firing range. Any risk is seen as too much risk. But if you try to prevent every possible danger or difficult in your child?s everyday life, that child never gets a chance to grow up. We parents have to realize that the greatest risk of all just might be trying to raise a child who never encounters choice or independence.

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Publisher Jossey-Bass Inc Pub
Mfg Part# 9780470574751
SKU 212702662
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0470574755
Release Date 4/19/2010
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0225
Publisher Jossey-Bass
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