Ms. Skenazy is president of Let Grow, a contributing writer at Reason.com, and…
It’s not just that people’s tastes are shifting. They’re lurching.
The whole idea is so simple as to be almost ridiculous: Give children back some independence and responsibility, and they feel … independent and responsible.
‘The only restriction that needs to be added to make them complete,’ one observer says, is ‘No Playing.’
If we want to raise a generation of happy, healthy children, we can’t keep denying them the chance to make their own fun.
A victory for the mom — and common sense. Yet the constitutional rights of countless other people are still at stake.
This constant drumbeat of doom, so common we breathe it in without noticing, pollutes our brains and hearts.