Is Free-Range Parenting Child Endangerment?

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Parents in a suburb of Washington, DC let their 6- and 10-year old kids walk home unattended from a local park. Now they’re among the parents around the country in legal limbo for encouraging kids to grow up independent and responsible for themselves. How much supervision is too much? Is GPS monitoring the answer? 

Credits

Guests:
Danielle Meitiv - "free-range parent" - @danielle_meitiv, Melissa Staas - Family Defense Center - @family_defense, Kim Brooks - author of “Small Animals: Parenthood in the Age of Fear” - @KA_Brooks, Todd Morris - BrickHouse Security - @Todd_Morris

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christine Detz, Sáša Woodruff, Jenny Hamel