By Let Grow

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Free Father’s Day Card, Personalizable Dad Fact Sheet, and DAD JOKES!

Dad's special day will be upon him sooner than male pattern baldness. And that's soon! In our Celebrate Dad Kit, you'll find a printable card and a cute quiz for...
By Let Grow

Read Time: 3 minutes

Can You Start a Neighborhood Camp?

Two California moms started a low-key neighborhood camp and had the kids run it. Here's how you can do this, too!
By Lenore Skenazy

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Did Your School Change its Drop-Off/Pick-Up Process?

A Let Grow fan in Davenport, Iowa, wrote to say how shocked he was to discover that his old elementary school's dinky little drop-off lane had grown into a gigantic...
By Let Grow

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EVERY WEDNESDAY OFF for Clubs & Fun?

Hard to believe, but the premiere science high school in the Philippines only teaches kids four days a week. Every Wednesday the students have no classes. Instead they get to...
By Let Grow

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The Problem with Playing

The Surgeon General is right: Loneliness is a massive problem. It's not just sad, it's unhealthy. So let's look at the quickest, easiest way to solve it, at least among...
By Lenore Skenazy

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Siblings Survive 40 Days in Jungle. Here It’s “Don’t Let Kids Cross Street till Age 10”

Emergency workers recently rescued four siblings between the ages of 1 and 13 who had survived in the jungles of Colombia for 40 days after their plane crashed. Much of the public...
By Let Grow

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Free Father’s Day Kit Includes Card, Personalizable Dad Fact Sheet, and DAD JOKES!

Dad's special day will be upon him sooner than male pattern baldness. And that's soon! In our Celebrate Dad Kit, you'll find a printable card -- no CVS run for...
By Let Grow

Read Time: 3 minutes

Michigan Parents Let 6-year-old Walk to Store, Two Cop Cars Show Up

At last it was the big day for Tom D's daughter, age 6: The day she would walk to get a Gatorade all by herself. She wouldn't have to cross...
By Let Grow

Read Time: 4 minutes

Parents at Kids’ Job Interviews: What is Going On?

A front page article in the Wall Street Journal on Thursday chronicles a problem that seems to be a sign of the times: Parents accompanying their kids on job interviews....
By Let Grow

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For Working Moms Summer is Expensive & Exhausting: Suggestions Needed!

Today's post comes from Kerala Taylor in Portland, Ore. An expanded version originally appeared on Medium. A lot of moms -- and dads -- will relate. Let's hear any hacks you've...
By Lenore Skenazy

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How a 14-Year-Old Genius Developed Genius Social Skills

Just had to share this story of Mike Wimmer, a prodigy from North Carolina who just graduated college at age 14. He also runs two tech companies and is trying...
By Lenore Skenazy

Read Time: 2 minutes

From Childhood Tinkering to the Household Appliance You Probably Adore

Meet Rod Brooks, a guy whose life story embodies the big idea: What we do as kids, just for fun, is developmental GOLD. It can help us discover our deepest...