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Edit Your Life Episode 32: Letting Kids Experience Risk

Protecting kids is the most basic of parenting jobs, but how much is too much? When we shield kids from anything remotely risky, we erase a valuable learning opportunity. In Episode 32 of Edit Your Life, Asha and I discuss the importance of exposing kids to reasonable risk and danger, how “reasonable” differs from parent-to-parent (even in the same family), and how knowing-- and trusting -- ourselves is crucial as we navigate risky territory with our kids.

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