This sign comes from a Long Island playground. But the bureaucrats forgot: *No poisonous vipers allowed on slides *Do not coat surface with active ebola virus *Do not slide down if an alligator is climbing up *Do not climb steps while hitting self on head with hammer *No more than half a child allowed on
You may have noticed that our culture has a habit of buzzkilling almost anything involving kids. Everything that children do/see/eat/hear/touch/read/lick is a chance for them to get hurt/bullied/sick/disappointed or traumatized forever. That’s why it is such a joy to find this amazing, free app that allows you to create a Bingo card filled with whatever
A fun one for the weekend! Hello, Let Grow! I absolutely love your website and the message of confidence and self sufficiency you are spreading on behalf of our children. I saw three children from my daughter’s school walking home without adults in our very safe community today. One was a 2nd grader walking alone.
A recent Johns Hopkins study found that today’s kids are so inactive that by the time they reach 19 they have the activity level of 60-year-olds. I have a piece in today’s Wall Street Journal, “19 is the New 60,” looking at childhood sluggishness and making one blindingly simple suggestion. But first off: Why are kids so