Rethink Now
Rethink Now
Dec 1, 2020
Independent Children: How We Learn to Let Go
Play • 35 min
A strange phenomenon has occurred in the UK. Despite our country being safer than ever on almost every metric, our kids have an ever decreasing imaginary border around their homes. We don't let them out of our sight! Why is that? Well, it's complicated... yes, Ed gets to have a pop at car culture, but it goes much deeper...

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Here's the initial image that got us thinking about this: https://www.facebook.com/urbancyclinginstitute/photos/a.284670935246378/1244629099250552/
Developing independence in children and why it is beneficial https://www.kumon.co.uk/blog/developing-independence-in-children/
A kid's walk to school and why it matters https://playingout.net/beas-walk-to-school-and-why-it-matters/
How kids are prepared for independence https://savvytokyo.com/japan-prepares-children-independence/

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Our website https://rethinknow.uk
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Tanya on Twitter https://twitter.com/MumaLeary
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