Kids Need Their Freedom – Just Like in the Past!

Let Them Go! [Sung to the tune of Frozen’s “Let It Go”] The streets are quiet and empty, not a child to be seen. They’re all in isolation, just staring at a screen. Supervised activities, when they’re even allowed outside. Shouldn’t keep them in, they need the exercise. Don’t let them climb. Don’t let them … More Kids Need Their Freedom – Just Like in the Past!

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You’ve reached the online home of Danielle Meitiv, the “Free-Range Mom” from Maryland I’m a scientist, writer, and parent of kids who roam. (You might have heard about that last part…) I have a Master’s degree in oceanography and a lifelong love of science and the sea. When I’m not penning or parenting, I work as a … More Welcome!

When letting your kids out of your sight becomes a crime – The Washington Post

    When letting your kids out of your sight becomes a crime – The Washington Post. By Danielle Meitiv February 13, 2015 Danielle Meitiv lives in Silver Spring. We all want what is best for our children. We want them to be happy and successful, and we want to protect them from harm. But … More When letting your kids out of your sight becomes a crime – The Washington Post

Wednesday Wet & Wild: Dolphins & Sea Lions Go to War

Welcome to Wet & Wild, a  post at Danielle Meitiv’s Brave Blue Blog that explores everything fabulous and fascinating about the sea, surf, and sands of our Blue Planet. Today, I’m sharing some of the amazing stuff I’m learning as I research my new sci-fi work-in-progress. Enjoy! Even before they took out Bin Laden, most … More Wednesday Wet & Wild: Dolphins & Sea Lions Go to War

Hidden Baja Undersea Park Is the World’s Most Robust Marine Reserve

Hidden Baja undersea park is the world’s most robust marine reserve. ScienceDaily (2011-08-13) — A thriving undersea wildlife park tucked away near the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja peninsula has proven to be the most robust marine reserve in the world, according to a new study. The most striking finding is that fish communities at … More Hidden Baja Undersea Park Is the World’s Most Robust Marine Reserve

Wednesday Wet & Wild: Dolphins & Sea Lions Go to War

Welcome to Wednesdays Wet & Wild (formerly Wonderful Waterful Wednesdays), a weekly post at Danielle Meitiv’s Barefoot Blog that explores everything fabulous and fascinating about the sea, surf, and sands of our Blue Planet. This week, I’m sharing some of the amazing stuff I’m learning as I research my new sci-fi series.  Enjoy! Even before … More Wednesday Wet & Wild: Dolphins & Sea Lions Go to War