Lenore Skenazy: Why we Should Raise our Children to be Risk Takers
Lenore is also the co-founder and president of Let Grow, a national nonprofit promoting childhood independence. Let Grow aims to spread awareness about the power of childhood independence and provides programs at curricula for parents and teachers. Lenore now lectures everywhere from DreamWorks to Microsoft to schools across America. In our latest episode, we hear Lenore’s thoughts on why today's kids are a lot safer, smarter, and stronger than we give them credit for, as well as how a culture of overprotection is counterproductive for their development. Lenore also offers practical tips and advice on how to foster independence in children and how to truly let them grow.