“Why It May Be Impossible to Raise ‘Free-Range Kids'”: Michael Brendan Dougherty

“Why It May Be Impossible to Raise ‘Free-Range Kids'”: Michael Brendan Dougherty March 31, 2015

writes:

I live in a much safer neighborhood now than the one of my youth, and in an era that is almost incomparably safer according to crime statistics. And yet I never see children playing outside unsupervised. Who would my children play with unless I organized a play date? I’ll probably never see another kid knock on my door and ask if my daughter can come out to play. Couldn’t she have texted instead?

more (and see also “Do They Know It’s Halloween?“)


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