In this conversation with Vicki Hoefle, founder of Parenting On Track, we talk with Lenore Skenazy.  Lenore  is a syndicated columnist, author, and very funny public speaker, available for keynote addresses as well as lively, hands-on parenting seminars at universities, colloquiums, schools and community centers.  She has spoken to audiences here and abroad and appeared on Dr. Phil, The View, The Today Show, NPR, Good Morning America, Nightline, ABC World News Tonight, CBS Early Show, CNN, FoxNews, the BBC and CBC.

In addition to founding the Free-Range Kids blog, book and movement, she has written for everyone from The Washington Post to Mad Magazine. Yes, that Mad Magazine. A graduate of Yale and Columbia, she lives in New York City with her husband and two sons. You can learn more about Lenore and her Free-Range movement at

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