Education as if Truth Mattered
- March 2, 2016
Child protection laws and policies that determine at what age kids can do things on their own are often wildly out of whack with actual child development — and grossly underestimate kids’ capabilities.
That’s not just ME saying that. (Even …READ MORE
“How many of you have closed your email and then immediately reopened it because you might have just gotten an email?”
Laughter rippled through the audience — including me — as we listened to Emily Cherkin give a talk at
Children in Virginia can now play outside without their parents getting investigated for neglect. Imagine that!
Sunday night, Gov. Glenn Youngkin signed what is colloquially called the “Reasonable Childhood Independence” bill — and was formerly known as the Free-Range Parenting …READ MORE
An article about to be published in the Journal of Pediatrics is titled, “Decline in Independent Activity as a Cause of Decline in Children’s Mental Wellbeing: Summary of the Evidence.”
The authors are three big names in child development: Anthropologist …READ MORE