I read a book by Lenore Skenazy called Free-Range Kids. The author was dubbed "America's worst mom" for trusting her son to ride the subway in NYC alone. Just a note, he made it home perfectly safely. And also another note: I don't think I could have done it. Lenore has now started the "free range movement" and is trying to encourage parents to relax and allow their kids to … [Read more...] about Are We Raising Bubble Wrap Kids?
I am a free spirit. I love learning, travelling, reading, photography, painting and pretty much anything on the arts side of the spectrum. I am having my first baby in 2 months and I am looking so forward to watching them grow as an individual and learn from them along the way. I believe Children have so much to offer, and as parents we should listen more then we preach. I love life, and am looking forward to seeing and reading about all of the different perspectives people all over this site have to offer.
--Alexa Peace. It does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work. It means to be in the midst of these things and still be calm in your heart.