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If I can envision a scenario in which my child accidentally stabs his eye or his friend while running around with a pointy pair of scissors, why can't I be creative enough to imagine all the ways kids can get hurt even with the safety blade?Read More
You don't often see headlines like "Medical Researchers Added a Notable But Small Piece of Knowledge That May Help Future Researchers Make More Discoveries," but that's what most scientific research does. It builds, piece by piece, upon what research has come before.Read More
Lenore Skenazy, author of Free-Range Kids and proud recipient of the "World's Worst Mom" award for allowing her then nine-year-old to ride the New York City Subway alone, recently wrote about a 1950s cookbook that did an amazing thing: assumed kids would be using heat and knives whilst cooking.
Seventy years later, Skenazy argues, cookbooks are not taking kids as seriously. They "get to the good part" (with the knives and the fire), and then take the actual cooking away from kids with the instruction to "ask an adult to..." cut, sauté, or, more broadly, help.Read More