Lenore Skenazy

Lenore Skenazy appears in the following:

The Argument for Leaving Your Kid at a Park

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The jailing of a South Carolina mom for leaving her child unsupervised in a park sparked a fierce debate about the responsibility of parents. Lenore Skenazy, author of the book and bl...

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Breastfeeding Fiat

Monday, August 06, 2012

Lenore Skenazy, author of the book and blog Free-Range Kids, takes issue with the new city program to promote breast-feeding, "Latch On NYC."

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Leave Your Kids in the Park Day

Friday, May 21, 2010

Lenore Skenazy, author of Free-Range Kids, is declaring May 22 a national holiday: "Take Our Children to the Park...And Leave Them There Day." Today she explains why.

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Tip of the Tongue

Monday, July 20, 2009

Everyone knows that tip-of-the-tongue feeling. Lenore Skenazy, co-author of the book Who’s the Blonde That Married What’s-His-Name?, administers the ultimate quiz on everything you know you know but just can’t remember right now. Plus, a debate about the role of parents in the New York City school system.

Let Them Roam

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Lenore Skenazy, author of the new book Free Range Kids: Giving Our Kids the Freedom We Enjoyed Without Going Nuts With Worry (Jossey-Bass, April 2009), talks about why she thinks that kids should be allowed to roam around outside alone--without a security detail.

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Camp Idontwanna

Friday, August 15, 2008

New York Sun columnist Lenore Skenazy talks about lonely parents who miss their kids at camp.


The "Kid's-Gone" Blues

Wednesday, July 09, 2008

Summer camp should bring a much needed respite from youngsters. But New York Sun columnist Lenore Skenazy says, while the kids are away at camp, it's parents who are feeling homesick. She explains why the pitter-patter of little feet is sorely missed on these hot summer days.

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Wednesday, June 18, 2008

A thousand-dollar dye job and a pair of Manolo Blahniks is more than just the stuff Sex in the City is made of. For some teens, those pricey frills are serious prom essentials. Columnist for the New York Sun Lenore Skenazy talks about this monster of a ...

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Running on Empty

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

A new report says that 3.1 million New Yorkers – more than a third of the city’s population-- have trouble affording food. Actress Kathleen Turner talks about hunger in New York City, and her involvement with Citymeals-on-Wheels, which is being hit hard by the high prices of food and gas—as ...

Revolution Number Nine

Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Lenore Skenazy, columnist for the New York Sun, talks about the reaction to her article Why I Let My 9-Year-Old Ride the Subway Alone.

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