[LMB] Child of the Library

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Mon Sep 12 19:42:44 BST 2011

On Sep 12, 2011, at 12:08 PM, Laura Gallagher wrote:

> Nope.  Not anymore.  I've found they don't want the kid there unless
> there's a helicopter parent within arms reach at all times.
> Fortunately we have something of our own library here, but it's still
> a crying shame.
> Same with the parks.  I can't send my child to a park unless I'm there
> within arms reach. We've done what we can to give them their own tiny
> park in the back yard, but oh it's so not the same.

We're terrified - with far less reason than previous generations.   And the children pay the price.

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