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  1. Toddler & Child
    The world can be a scary place, but when parents work together to keep an eye out for their kids it makes it feel much safer. A few years ago a story circulated online about a mom who was at Target when she witnessed a couple of teenagers being cruel to an employee. Instead of walking away, she...
  2. Toddler & Child
    A South Carolina State Senator believes free-range parenting is important, and has introduced a bill that will empower parents to give their children more freedom. This year, Utah passed a law that allowed parents to 'free-range parent,' their children without worrying about legal consequences...
  3. Family Life
    The folks at Safewise have compiled an extensive list of the 50 safest cities in the country to raise children, and we're highlighting the top ten. Did your city make the cut? We all want to live where we feel our kiddos are the safest, right? Safewise is a group committed to offering parents...
  4. Family Life
    A Chicago mother was the subject of an Illinois Department of Children and Family Services investigation after she let her eight-year-old daughter walk the family dog around the block - a practice many call 'free-range' parenting. Yes, you read that right. An Illinois mother, Corey Widen, got...
  5. Family Life
    There is a fine line between guiding and managing our children. Naturally, parents want to do everything that they can to ensure their children succeed in life, but are we doing too much? One study suggests that over-involved and controlling parents during toddlerhood may hinder their child's...
  6. Family Life
    Utah made headlines this year by becoming the first state to explicitly legalize "free range parenting," a philosophy that believes children should be given freedom to navigate the world on their own without parental supervision. Like many people in my generation, I have fond memories of...
  7. Family Life
    A landmark bill in Utah makes it the first state to legalize 'free-range parenting.' This means that parents will not face neglect charges for allowing their children to participate in activities without supervision. It almost seems surreal that 'free-range' parenting is something that needed...
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