Quoting MommaSav2:" <blockquote><b>Quoting crazy coupon lady:</b>" How I live the park is in a circle ... [snip!] ... She's there with other kids, they arent responsible for her. I'm sorry but 4 is way too young to go somewhere without you."
Quoting crazy coupon lady:" How I live the park is in a circle and the street wraps around it, I am right in front of the park, ... [snip!] ... the next street, she is with other kids and her older sister and cousins who are 10 11, and 14. I dont need to be there. "
Quoting ashleeoh:" Eh, I'm the same way. I am going to always drive my kid to school and pick her up or have someone else ... [snip!] ... I can to prevent that. I used to walk home from elementary school and I was always fine, but that is not always the case."
Quoting Kayla [ ]♥:" You live in a cul-de-sac? I wish we lived in one of those, but our park is right behind our house and ... [snip!] ... out kitchen window. I would let my kids do the same... we used to go a block over with my 4 year old brother when we were kids."
Quoting MommaSav2:" <blockquote><b>Quoting crazy coupon lady:</b>" Cause you dont live in canada. I ... [snip!] ... My kids have never had a babysitter who wasn't family, and I don't leave town while my son (kindergarten) is at school either."
Quoting diiamondchula:" Yea thats me! even if te percentage of a child abduction by a stranger is .5% i will always be scared ... [snip!] ... where we could play outside and be ok.... times are changing and everytime i look at the news there is another child abduction"
Quoting speaktruth2powr:" You are being overly paranoid. Have you received counseling to deal with what happened to you as a ... [snip!] ... as a child? If not, I would. Sheltering your child because of your own fears can be very detrimental to them in the long run."
Quoting crazy coupon lady:" It wasnt her child though. A freinds child that walks there after the bus. But I agree. Although ... [snip!] ... all the smurf I went through, I made peace with it and am not paranoid at all. But where I live makes up the difference as well."
Quoting speaktruth2powr:" I know, but her post went on to say that after doing research about abductions she will start limiting what her children will be doing as they get older."