The Free-Range Parenting Debate: Finding The Balance Between Safety and Independence

Aug 26, 2015

After allowing their six and ten year old children to walk a mile home by themselves, a Maryland couple are fighting accusations of child neglect. The case has inflamed a familiar argument over how much supervision and independence children need. We’ll look behind the clichés and get the range of views on free-range parenting.

This program was originally broadcast on April 9, 2015.


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