349. Why Are Free Range Parents Turned into Criminals?

What happens when parents get arrested for giving their children independence? Emma and Brittany discuss on today’s episode. Here’s a transcript of our conversation: Brittany: Hi, Emma. Emma: Hi, Brittany. Brittany: So, Connor and I had an episode a little bit ago about a lady who was once called the worst mom in America, and I always butcher […]

348. Can Freedoms be Taken and Given Away?

Who gives us our freedoms? The Founders declared our rights as “inalienable,” which means the government can’t take them away. But that doesn’t mean they won’t try. Here’s a transcript of our conversation: Emma: Hi, Brittany. Brittany: Hi, Emma. Emma: So we record these episodes a little bit in advance, but something very major happened this week. So […]

340. Who Is The “Worst Mom in America?”

When one New York mother let her son ride the subway by himself, she was labeled the “worst mom in America.” But giving her son the independence he craved would help her become a leader of the “free range” parenting movement. Here’s a transcript of our conversation: Connor: Hey, Brittany. Brittany: Hi, Connor. Connor: I wanna ask you […]

101. What is Free-Range Parenting?

Some parents might think it sounds crazy to send their nine-year-old to ride the Subway alone in New York City. But Lenore Skenazy, once dubbed the “worst mom in America” dared to trust her son and give him independence. She armed him with all the information and supplies he needed and not only did he […]