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COVID surprise: Kids are doing all the stuff their helicopter parents used to do for them

Young people could even end up less anxiety-ridden, thanks to newfound confidence

Leave Your Cell Phone at Home

Parents need to wean themselves off of the idea that they must be constantly available to their child and vice versa.

Take Your Kids Out to the Park and Leave Them There

Author Lenore Skenazy is tired of helicopter parents messing up their kids.

Parents Are Too Pre-Occupied With Their Kids

At some point in the past thirty years it became taboo to let your kids play outside without supervision. What's with that?

Big Think Interview With Lenore Skenazy

Lenore Skenazy, who advocates for the free-range kids style of parenting, helps you learn to stop over-obsessing about your children.