How much risk is good for kids? Parents make the case for more adventurous childhoods

#TIA  – Tom Sawyer retro, by parents who should be careful what they are for in adventuring.

“Jason Akel paced outside a junkyard on Governors Island in New York Harbor, where his son and daughter were among dozens of children gleefully dashing around with saws, hammers and nails.

“Hey, Ty, don’t destroy the structure,” Akel called over a fence as his son, Tyler, 12, sawed through a rickety wooden frame.

“I’m not!” Tyler responded, his eyes fixed on the plank he was grinding through. “I’m improving it.””
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