59 min

Show 36: Free-Range vs. Over Parenting Kids These Days!

    • Education

STRANGERS AND GERMS AND BEARS! ... Oh my? Are parents these days too worried, or not worried enough? What's your parenting style - free-range or helicopter? Do you let the kids run free or do you hover? Where do you draw the line between caution and fear; encouragement and pressure; and healthy exposure and over-protection?

IN-STUDIO GUESTS: We're discussing these questions on this episode of Kids These Days! with two insightful guests, who are also mothers. In the studio with host Shana Sheehy are Lenore Skenazy (aka "World's Worst Mom"), author of Free-Range Kids: How to Raise Safe, Self-Reliant Children Without Going Nuts With Worry joins us from New York; and right here from Alaska we've got Michelle Mitton in the studio - you may already be a fan of her hugely popular mommy-blog Scribbit.

STRANGERS AND GERMS AND BEARS! ... Oh my? Are parents these days too worried, or not worried enough? What's your parenting style - free-range or helicopter? Do you let the kids run free or do you hover? Where do you draw the line between caution and fear; encouragement and pressure; and healthy exposure and over-protection?

IN-STUDIO GUESTS: We're discussing these questions on this episode of Kids These Days! with two insightful guests, who are also mothers. In the studio with host Shana Sheehy are Lenore Skenazy (aka "World's Worst Mom"), author of Free-Range Kids: How to Raise Safe, Self-Reliant Children Without Going Nuts With Worry joins us from New York; and right here from Alaska we've got Michelle Mitton in the studio - you may already be a fan of her hugely popular mommy-blog Scribbit.

59 min

Top Podcasts In Education

More by Association of Alaska School Boards