By Let Grow

Read Time: 1 minute

Free Mother’s Day Kit Includes Card, Kid-Coupons, And Surprising Fill-in-the-Blanks about Mom

A certain holiday is coming up -- and we've got you covered. (Phew!) Our Mother's Day Kit comes with a lovely card to print out, and all the other items...
By Let Grow

Read Time: 5 minutes

Kids Need to Feel That They Matter

Jennifer Breheny Wallace is a journalist, mom, long-time friend of Let Grow, and now the author of a book coming out today, “Never Enough: When Achievement Culture Becomes Toxic —...
By Lenore Skenazy

Read Time: 3 minutes

When Phones Came to My Camp

Readers -- We are working to create a list of camps (day camps and overnight) that do not allow phones. If you know of any, please write the camp name/city/state...
By Let Grow

Read Time: 2 minutes

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 Let Grow

Read Time: 7 minutes

Let Grow Takes a Look at Crime Statistics

Don't let fear rule your parenting. These common sense crime statistics show the world is safer for kids than it's been in decades.
By Let Grow

Read Time: 20 minutes

Readers’ Advice to Mom Who (Temporarily) Lost Kid at Airport

Recently we ran the letter a mom named Katy wrote to Let Grow about how her child, 6, wandered off at Newark Airport after Katy had asked her to stay...
By Let Grow

Read Time: 2 minutes

Third Weekly Summer of Independence Challenge: Picnic Time!

Do your kids know that even cold liver tastes great if you eat it outside? Well, it doesn't. But most other things do. That's why for this week's sweet, simple...
By Let Grow

Read Time: 2 minutes

Second Weekly Let Grow Summer Challenge: Fort Day!

Not FortNITE, folks. Fort DAY. For this second week of Let Grow's Summer of Independence, we want to see what your kids can create that answers to the description of...
By Let Grow

Read Time: 4 minutes

Help! I Lost My 6-Year-Old at the Airport for 15 Minutes and Now We Are Both Terrified

Hello Let Grow -- My name is Katy, and I stumbled upon your website yesterday, while searching for stats on how often kids lost at airports get abducted. The thing...
By Let Grow

Read Time: 2 minutes

The Summer of Independence Begins!

Fun! Sun! Freeeeeeeeeedom! We all want kids to enjoy the Norman Rockwell stuff they might not get much chance to do the rest of the year: making forts, shooting hoops,...