Episode 32: Letting Kids Experience Risk

Protecting our kids is the most basic of parenting jobs, but how much is too much? When we shield kids from anything that’s remotely risky, we erase a valuable learning opportunity. In Episode 32 of Edit Your Life, Christine and Asha 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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