Summer Reading: Minimalist Parenting


Rather than let the blog gather dust over the summer, we thought we’d present some stories that got us thinking. These stories don’t necessarily reflect McGuffey’s opinions, but they offer thought-provoking insights into how children learn and grow. We hope to blog about a new story each week.

This week we’re blogging about a story from NPR that seemed relevant as we’re making summer plans for our children.

Minimalist Parenting: Doing More With Less
For many children, summer break is filled with activities like math classes and language lessons. That’s leading some parents to wonder what ever happened to a laid-back summer of playing outside and riding bikes? Host Michel Martin speaks with a roundtable of moms about “minimalist parenting.”

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