[LMB] OT Pre-adult sexuality - and wardrobe

Anke Wehner anke.wehner at gmail.com
Fri Jan 7 15:20:30 GMT 2011


Whit Johnstone <whitinohio at gmail.com> wrote:
> Kerry, by " I really do think that "childhood innocence"
> needs to be attacked- though not in that way" I meant
> that children are ready for more responsibility earlier than
> we generally give them in the US and Great Britain today.
> Is there really any reason why children cannot, for instance,
> be taught how to [snip] get themselves to school everyday
> on their own- with Dad checking to see that they got there
> alright via cell phone but no other supervision?

That sounds already like overkill to me, honestly. Did parents before
cellphones were common sit at home all day worrying that something had
happened to their kids?

Anke,
who walked to primary school on her own in the late 80s.
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