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Busting the Myth That We Have to Bubble Wrap Our Kids

Mar 13, 2017 / Rae Pica, Education Consultant

Perhaps you yourself recall the elation of running freely with your friends. The glorious freedom of not being watched. Do you recall some of the risks you took? The giddy anticipation prior to taking a risk and the exhilaration of conquering it? How many of those adventures would you have bypassed had your mom been with you? For me, the answer is all of them.

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