I know, I know. I am on a rampage here with this topic. But it is seriously beginning to bother me. Besides fascist parking ticket dude, a few incidents have made me sit down, grab a cup of joe and ponder the consequences of micromanaging our children’s lives in the name of safety. I wasContinue reading “Safety Constipation”
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Parking Ticket Man: Concerned citizen or Mini-tyrant?
On Thursday last, my husband went to pick our daughters up from school. The youngest could not be found anywhere. After searching high and low, he finally found a friend of hers who told him she was in the bathroom crying. So, he made his way to the bathroom, announced himself and was let inContinue reading “Parking Ticket Man: Concerned citizen or Mini-tyrant?”
SAFE-reasonable requirement or obsession?
I just read this post a friend just sent me from a website called Free Range Kids. And it seemed a propos somehow. This whole issue about time and overscheduling and the need to have every minute of the day accounted for in our children’s life is a little obsessive, not to mention psychotic. TheContinue reading “SAFE-reasonable requirement or obsession?”