By Andrea Keith

Read Time: 5 minutes

Let’s Bring Some Meaning and Imperfection Back to Gift Giving

Bring back the macaroni necklaces and kid-led gift ideas! When it comes to gift giving, kids should definitely be part of the process.
By Let Grow

Read Time: 1 minute

Enter the Second Annual Let Grow Independence Challenge and Win!

At Let Grow, we want to see how your kids are stepping up and becoming more independent. That means it's time for our Second Annual Let Grow Independence Challenge. Grand...
By Elizabeth Peyton

Read Time: 5 minutes

Are Teenage Babysitters and Babysitters Clubs Obsolete?

Teenage babysitters seem to be a thing of the past, but why? This mom makes an argument that we need to keep supporting teenage babysitters.
By Mike

Read Time: 6 minutes

When Students Get Caught in the Trap of Performance—And How to Help Them Get Out

We need to help students get out of the trap of performance. There are so many other great ways for them to measure success.
By Katie Benoit

Read Time: 5 minutes

Should Parents and Kids Share the Same Passions?

Last week at her riding lesson, my 7-year-old daughter fell off her horse. Another rider’s horse had nipped and charged at my daughter’s horse, causing it to pivot and gallop...
By Sarah Vanderkooy

Read Time: 2 minutes

Make Mini Pies Using Jar Lids

Mini pies are a genius baking project for kids. All you need is canning lids and some basic pie ingredients, and you'll be ready to create as many different flavors...
By Let Grow

Read Time: 5 minutes

Chasing Childhood Is a Documentary Everyone Needs to See This Year

Let Grow is featured in the recent documentary, Chasing Childhood. This Q&A with one of the directors looks at how childhood has changed over time.
By Elizabeth Peyton

Read Time: 5 minutes

My 4th Grader Is Failing English, and He’s Going to Have to Figure It Out

When this English teacher found out her son was failing English, she had to make a decision. Does she get involved or let him figure it out on his own?
By Stacy Tornio

Read Time: 2 minutes

5 Technology Hacks to Make Virtual Learning Easier

Virtual learning shouldn't involve a lot of adult intervention. For the most part, you want to be able to create a hands-off learning environment where students are as self-sustaining as...
By Stacy Tornio

Read Time: 4 minutes

To Sports Parents Everywhere: You Do Not Have to Watch Your Child’s Practices

I used to be one of those super enthusiastic sports parents. Instead of dropping my child off for practice like my mom did when I was a kid, I would...
By Amber Roshay

Read Time: 5 minutes

What You Need to Know About Leaving Kids Alone

As parents, we tend to keep our children close. Yet the older they become, the more childhood independence they crave. This push and pull of keeping them safe and wanting to...
By Katy Anderson

Read Time: 5 minutes

When Should Kids Be Allowed to Stay Home Alone?

How old does a child have to be to stay home alone? Each month, thousands of people google this type of question. Of course, there's no easy answer. The question...