Open Book Blog Hop – 11th July   Leave a comment

Wow, Stevie really touched on something that is important to me as well! Why do we smother our children with “security” these days?

Stevie Turner, Indie Author.

This week the subject is ‘Why ____________ matters to me’.   Today I’m going to fill in that blank with ‘Children’s Freedom’.

I was lucky enough to have been a child in the 1960’s.  I walked to school by myself at the age of 6, had unlimited freedom to play outside with my friends in the surrounding East London streets after school, and was given a front door key and left to my own devices during the school holidays after the age of 9.  No harm ever came to me, and I grew up extremely street-wise.  I look back on my childhood with affection.  My friends and I roamed far and wide, our parents had no idea what we were getting up to, and as long as we were back at a certain time, then we were allowed out again the next evening to get up to whatever we could get up to…

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Posted July 11, 2016 by aurorawatcherak in Uncategorized

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