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#GoodMorningMommas: fear-based parenting and "The Fragile Generation"

Lenore Skenazy and Julie Gunlock discuss free-range parenting. (ABC7)

Ten years ago, blogger Lenore Skenazy made headlines when she wrote about allowing her then 9-year-old son to ride the New York City subway alone. She’s since become a leader in the free-range parenting movement and recently published an article titled “The Fragile Generation,” in which she examines a culture where children are becoming less resilient and more anxious. Lenore joined Autria alongside fellow free-range parent and author Julie Gunlock to discuss the rise in fear-based parenting.

Learn more about Lenore's organization Let Grow, and check out her book "Free-Range Kids."

Check out Julie's book "From Cupcakes to Chemicals: How the Culture of Alarmism Is Making Us Afraid of Everything."

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