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free-range parenting

[free-reynj pair-uh n-ting, par-uh n-ting] /ˈfriˌreɪndʒ ˈpɛər ən tɪŋ, ˈpær ən tɪŋ/
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1.
Informal. a style of child rearing in which parents allow their children to move about without constant adult supervision, aimed at instilling independence and self-reliance.
Origin of free-range parenting
2005-10; see free-range
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