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Why Free Play Is the Best Summer School

For many American kids the coming of summer is not the beginning of careless, unsupervised time to explore and play with friends, but more of the same over-scheduled, adult-supervised activities they have to endure the rest of the year.

This is a shame, as more child experts are starting to agree that “Unscheduled, unsupervised, playtime . . . → Read More: Why Free Play Is the Best Summer School

Should I let my child take more risks?

In our helicopter-parent, safety obsessed society, we live in fear of our children getting hurt. We try to provide as safe a world as possible for our children to grow in. But are we doing our children a favor? Is that the healthiest way for them to grow and mature?

New research published in “the . . . → Read More: Should I let my child take more risks?