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Free-Range Parenting Philosophy and Benefits

 
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Stories of "free-range" parenting have sparked intense debates over the past decade, but the concept is nothing new. Back in 1946, the influential American pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock promoted tenets similar to those of the free-range parenting movement in his "Common Sense Book of Baby and Child," one of the best-selling books of the twentieth century. 

Anxiety: A Worry Soundtrack in our Children's Minds

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Your son doesn’t want to go to basketball practice. Your daughter does not feel comfortable staying at home alone. Your stepdaughter cries in the morning and tries to avoid going to school. What do all of these children have in common? They are all experiencing anxiety.... Read More

Cherry Blossom Watch


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The Washington cherry blossoms are now expected to reach peak bloom from April 8 – 12. For many DC-area families, it is an annual tradition to travel to the Tidal Basin and view the blossoms. .... Read More

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Our friends at Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood remind us to
Celebrate Screen-Free Week!
From April 30-May 6, 2018, children, families, entire schools, and communities will rediscover the joys of life beyond the screen. Plan to unplug from digital entertainment and spend all that free time playing, reading, daydreaming, creating, exploring, and connecting with family and friends!

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