Family Confidential Podcast: Secrets of Successful Parenting — Parenting Advice with Annie Fox, M.Ed.
Visit Us On TwitterVisit Us On FacebookVisit Us On Google PlusVisit Us On PinterestVisit Us On YoutubeVisit Us On LinkedinCheck Our Feed

Our #1 job as parents is to keep our kids safe. To do that we’ve got to be vigilant. But is it possible to be overly vigilant? Columnist and author, Lenore Skenazy, would emphatically agree that it is not only possible, but very prevalent amongst 21st century parents (especially moms). According to her, “A lot of parents today see no difference between letting their kids walk to school and letting them walk through a firing range.” Annie talks with Lenore about what happens, to us and our kids, when we try to prevent every possible danger and difficulty in our child’s everyday life.

Download MP3 version

About Lenore Skenazy (@FreeRangeKids)

Lenore Skenazy is a columnist and the host of Discovery Life Channel’s reality show World’s Worst Mom. She is also the author of Free Range Kids: How to Raise, Safe, Self-reliant Children (Without Going Nuts With Worry). Her book came out of the response to a newspaper column she wrote about letting her then 9-year-old son take the New York City subway home alone. Lenore started the Free Range Kids Project with the aim of challenging parents in a healthy way. She wants to “fight the belief that our children are in constant danger from creeps, kidnapping, germs, grades, flashers, frustration, failure, baby snatchers, bugs, bullies, men, sleepovers and/or the perils of a non-organic grape.” Learn more at

Copyright © 2009–2017 by Annie Fox and Electric Eggplant. All Rights Reserved.

Categories: Video Podcasts

Leave a Reply