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Can you protect a child too much?

A Washington Post article recently highlighted the work of a research professor of psychology and neuroscience at Boston College. He studies the “dwindling of independent activity and play afforded to children over the past half-century,…
woman looking out of window


In November 2018, I woke up to a normal Thursday. When I went to bed that night, the town of 20,000 in which I lived had been almost wiped off the map, swept away as if a willful giant had stomped through bent on nothing short of total…