All the parenting news you probably didn’t have time to read this week.
-Can playgrounds be too safe? In order to prevent skinned knees (and broken bones) our our playgrounds have become quite safe. But are they also too boring? Critics say that modern play spaces “may stunt emotional development, leaving children with anxieties and fears that are ultimately worse than a broken bone.” (New York Times)
-For non-Jewish moms raising Jewish kids, things can get complicated. (Though they always have Kveller) (JTA)