A few people have asked my opinion about the Maryland parents whose kids, age 10 and 6, were allowed to walk home nearly a mile without an adult. According to the Washington Post,
On Dec. 20, [the child's father] Alexander [Meitiv] agreed to let the children, Rafi and Dvora, walk from Woodside Park to their home, a mile south, in an area the family says the children know well.
The children made it about halfway.
Police picked up the children near the Discovery building, the family said, after someone reported seeing them.
The family is now under investigation by Child Protective Services. Both parents say that they thought carefully about whether their children were prepared for this...READ MORE