I heard this woman, Lenore Skenazy, on NPR today pushing her book "Free Range Kids". She advocates letting children go unattended because the world really IS a safe place. I think she is dangerous. A world where 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys are sexually abused is NOT a safe place. Check out her website and decide for yourself. You can write her at: Lskenazy@yahoo.com

http://www.freerangekids.com/
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"When I was a child
I caught a fleeting glimpse
Out of the corner of my eye
I turned to look but it was gone
I cannot put my finger on it now
The child is grown, the dream is gone
And I have become comfortably numb."
Pink Floyd