Piggybacking off our discussion about “What are your fears or concerns about hiring babysitters?,” the Mommy Talk Show guests started debating if we are over-protective parents. Do our fears keep our children from playing outside or running free? Or in 2011, do parents have no other choice but to keep our children close to us as much as possible. Are children staying indoors and playing more video games because that’s what they want to do or because we’re afraid to let them explore the outdoors?
Here’s our debate:
You heard Diane Costello, owner of the Traveling Diaper Show, mention the movie “Babies.” It’s a documentary featuring four babies from different cultures around the world and the dangers/joys they meet in their first year of life. Honestly, I bought the “Babies” DVD months ago and haven’t had time to watch it. When I do, I’ll come back and post a review. In the interest of full disclosure, I purchased my copy off of Ebay. But you’re welcome to use this link from trusted retailer, Amazon.com: