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THE CASE FOR FREE-RANGE PARENTING

Why are Americans so afraid to give their kids room to roam?  The Op-Ed page of Sunday’s New York Times featured a disturbing article about how little freedom kids today have to explore even their own neighborhoods. At the beginning of each of my talks, I ask how many people…

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THE CASE FOR FREE-RANGE PARENTING

Why are Americans so afraid to give their kids room to roam?  The Op-Ed page of Sunday’s New York Times featured a disturbing article about how little freedom kids today have to explore even their own neighborhoods. At the beginning of each of my talks, I ask how many people…

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Spare The Sweat

This week’s Minneapolis StarTribune article “Front & Center” by Courtney Rubin details how competitive fitness classes have become. Type A exercisers race to establish front row positioning, either reserving their spots online or arriving 20 minutes early. Blue Zones recommends avoiding the gym altogether and moving naturally as one of…

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Creative Altruism

“This recently immigrated Jamaican woman, an unlikely hero who practiced creative altruism, was so concerned when a young girl was killed by a driver in front of her house that she grabbed this trash can, walking her neighborhood, collecting $2,500 then matched, and matched and matched again, positioning the community to receive over $700,000…

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