Janice Biehn, editor of ParentsCanada magazine, talks about what you need to know to feel safe letting your child walk alone to and from school.
Parents often walk a tight rope between embracing and controlling the technology in their children’s world. We want to make sure our kids are equipped with the knowledge to thrive in the digital world, yet we also want to protect them from cyberbullies, online sexual activity (ranging from viewing porn to sexting) and even just crossing the street or driving safely without being distracted by texting.
How do I get my eight-year-old to wear a bike helmet when none of his friends do? Is it really going to do much if he falls?
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Your child wants to walk to school alone, so do you think he or she is ready, and – more importantly – are you?