By Let Grow Staff - 08/07/2020 - 1 minute read
This adulting chart is perfect for teens who are about to be on their own. Give your teen a list of things they should learn how to do.
By Lenore Skenazy - 06/29/2020 - 4 minute read
It might seem like kids have a lot of wasted time and do nothing, but it's actually important for kids to have down time.
By Katy Anderson - 06/18/2020 - 7 minute read
Our family (like others throughout the world) has been spending a lot of time together for the last several weeks. At first, it felt relatively …
By Laurie Ulster - 02/27/2020 - 10 minute read
Parenting is hard, epecially when you have one kid that is independent while another one wants everything done for them. Here's one mom's story and advice.
By Lizzie Heiselt - 02/03/2020 - 9 minute read
Community building doesn't have to be overly involved or complicated. Yet, it's so powerful in creating a strong neighborhood and independent kids.
By Kate Sundquist - 01/02/2020 - 10 minute read
This is probably a phrase you say on a regular basis without even realizing it, but it doesn't support raising confident kids. Are you guilty?
By Let Grow Staff - 09/14/2019 - 4 minute read
Kerry McDonald is a senior education fellow at the Foundation for Economic Education. She's also the author of Unschooled: Raising Curious, Well-Educated Children Outside the …
By Lenore Skenazy - 02/08/2019 - 5 minute read
The New York Times certainly knows its readers' sweet spot. Check out this headline: "The Bad News about Helicopter Parenting: It Works." I've spent years …
By Lenore Skenazy - 11/25/2018 - 4 minute read
"Thirty percent of freshmen won’t return for their sophomore year," reports a piece in The New York Times, "and the wheels can start to fall off …
By Lenore Skenazy - 04/26/2018 - 5 minute read
It's a question I get all the time. "School pick up is such a pain. Why am I required to pick my kid up when …