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April 13th, 2008

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02:55 pm - Author of New York Sun column starts her own blog titled 'Free Range Kids'
Lenore Skenazy, author of the awesome column "Why I Let My 9-Year-Old Ride the Subway Alone" which got a lot of flack and even accusations of child abuse, has started her own blog called "FreeRangeKids" about parenting to give children the same amount of responsibility and freedom that she experienced growing up in New York. From the blog:

" Do you ever... ..let your kid ride a bike to the library? Walk alone to school? Take a bus, solo? Or are you thinking about it? If so, you are raising a Free Range Kid! At Free Range, we believe in safe kids. We believe in helmets, car seats and safety belts. We do NOT believe that every time school age children go outside, they need a security detail. Most of us grew up Free Range and lived to tell the tale. Our kids deserve no less. This site dedicated to sane parenting. Share your stories, tell your tips and maybe one day I will try to collect them in a book. Meantime, let's try to help our kids embrace life! (And maybe even clear the table.)"

The original article about her son's subway ride.

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Date:April 13th, 2008 09:01 pm (UTC)
Thanks for this! That blog is available to add to your LJ friends page as freerngekidfeed; I've just added it myself.

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