We've heard terms like "tiger mom" and "free-range" parent. There are so many parenting types today that it can be difficult to keep track. But not all parenting styles work for every family. "We all need parenting plans -- a framework," Dr. Michele Borba, psychologist and author of "Unselfied,"
A new law legalizing free-range parenting is now in effect in Utah. Utah Gov. Gary Herbert signed the bill on March 15, which was officially enforced Tuesday. The bill redefines the state's definition of "neglect" so that kids can participate in some unsupervised activities without their parents
A new law legalizing free-range parenting will soon take effect in Utah allowing children to do things alone like travelling to school. Utah Gov. Gary Herbert signed the bill on March 15, which takes effect in May. The bill redefines "neglect" in Utah law so that kids can participate in some
The Meitivs have been cleared of two of the three CPS charges against them for allowing their kids to play unsupervised.
Alexander and Danielle Meitiv are still under investigation for another instance of alleged child neglect.
Alexander and Danielle Meitiv have faced three charges from CPS since 2014, each based on an instance where their 6-year-old and 10-year-old children were found walking home by themselves from parks.
The Maryland parents who were charged with child neglect over their "free range parenting" style have been cleared of a second of three charges against them. Child Protective Services of Montgomery County, Maryland, changed the ruling on a Dec. 20 incident from "unsubstantiated neglect" to having
(Editor's note: This article originally appeared on Babble.com . It has been reprinted here with permission. The Walt Disney Co. is the parent company of both ABC News and Babble.) It was a beautiful sunny day, on an afternoon like any other. I was watching my almost 9-year-old daughter walk the
A newly released 911 tape reveals why a concerned citizen called Maryland police after seeing two children whose family advocates so-called free-range parenting. "Two kids, who are unaccompanied, and they've been walking around for probably around 20 minutes by themselves," the man said. The caller