If you could go back 50 years, you'd see almost no kids wearing helmets as they zoomed around on bikes. So who knows if, 50 years from now, bareheaded kids on the playground circa 2018 might look crazily unprotected. If so, we may have one particular daycare in Canada to thank for igniting the trend.
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