When can kids cook without adult help?

When can kids cook without adult help?

Lenore Skenazy, author of Free-Range Kids and proud recipient of the "World's Worst Mom" award for allowing her then nine-year-old to ride the New York City Subway alone, recently wrote about a 1950s cookbook that did an amazing thing: assumed kids would be using heat and knives whilst cooking. 

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Why don't moms have time to shower?

Why don't moms have time to shower?

My seven-minute showers are the most imaginative moments of my day. 

I know that screaming I hear isn't from a mortal wound. It's just the start of a house-wide search for a pink bouncy ball that kiddo lost weeks ago but has to find RIGHT NOW. But that doesn't keep me from running through lists of what ifs. 

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