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The Kids are (aren't?) Alright

The BBC reports this morning that kids are both unprotected and too protected.

The beauty of it is, they've showed these two stories back-to-back.

Gap in child labour discovery

Childhood undermined by risk aversion

Best we can tell, they're saying we worry about our children too much, but shouldn't let them make a few bob exploring their sartorial skills.

So go leave your kids alone in the park (but not while you're eating tapas in Portugal), but don't let them near a needle and thread.