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Free-range kids, how to raise safe, self-reliant children (without going nuts with worry) [electronic resource]. Lenore Skenazy.

Skenazy, Lenore. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780470497937 (electronic bk)
  • ISBN: 9780470497968 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2009.

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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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Electronic reproduction. New York : Jossey-Bass, 2009. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2340 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 429 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Family & Relationships.
Genre: Electronic books.

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