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Any Free Range Parents?

Anonymous
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I am just learning this parenting style and very interested.
Posted by Anonymous on May. 16, 2017 at 9:34 PM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on May. 16, 2017 at 9:35 PM
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No I'd rather be called a helicopter than not and have something bad happen to my kids.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on May. 16, 2017 at 9:36 PM
I am. Wait. What do you consider "free Range"
Anonymous
by Anonymous 4 on May. 16, 2017 at 9:43 PM
I've dropped them off twice without being cuffed so, yay!
Anonymous
by Anonymous 5 on May. 16, 2017 at 9:44 PM
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Within reason. We allow our kids to experience life and sometimes getting hurt or getting their feelings hurt is part of that. 

What is your definition of free range?

Anonymous
by Anonymous 6 on May. 16, 2017 at 9:44 PM
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Every time I hear the term "free range parenting" I just picture chickens running around into random yards.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on May. 16, 2017 at 9:46 PM
I can't say actually I am still reading up on it. How far do you go with it?

Quoting Anonymous 5:

Within reason. We allow our kids to experience life and sometimes getting hurt or getting their feelings hurt is part of that. 

What is your definition of free range?

Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on May. 16, 2017 at 9:47 PM
I am still learning so I don't know. That is why I am asking in here.

Quoting Anonymous 3: I am. Wait. What do you consider "free Range"
Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on May. 16, 2017 at 9:48 PM
I don't believe in being over protective and putting them in a bubble.

Quoting Anonymous 2:

No I'd rather be called a helicopter than not and have something bad happen to my kids.

KendallsMommee
by Spoiled SAHM on May. 16, 2017 at 9:48 PM
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Hell no.

I'm helicopter.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 5 on May. 16, 2017 at 9:50 PM

My kids started staying home alone for short amounts of time when they were 7 years old. They are 11/12 and can be home all day by themselves. They have free range of the neighborhood as long as they carry their cellphones. Ummm....they can dress themselves, decide how they want their hair..etc. They are extremely independent for their age and enjoy the freedoms they have. 

(we live in a good area, practically no crime)

Quoting Anonymous 1: I can't say actually I am still reading up on it. How far do you go with it?
Quoting Anonymous 5:

Within reason. We allow our kids to experience life and sometimes getting hurt or getting their feelings hurt is part of that. 

What is your definition of free range?


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