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To Raise Confident, Independent Kids, Some Parents Are Trying To 'Let Grow'

To Raise Confident, Independent Kids, Some Parents Are Trying To 'Let Grow'

NPR - Deena Prichep

Walking through the woods alone can be a scary prospect for a kid, but not for 7-year-old Matthew of Portland, Oregon. He doesn't have much of a backyard at his condo, so the woods behind his house essentially serve the same purpose. He spends hours out there: swinging on a tire swing, tromping …

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