From TED, Gever Tulley talks about our new wave of overprotected kids — and spells out 5 (and really, he's got 6) dangerous things you should let your kids do. Boyhood before the Xbox: Virtual adventures didn't begin with 3D graphics and computer games — neither did parental anxiety. Should you feel guilty if your children spent a lot of time in front of the TV? A review of Into the Minds of Babes: When to Relax and When to Worry About How Screen Time Affects Children from Birth to Age Five by Lisa Guernsey. Why is risky behavior so common among teenagers and what might be done to curtail it? Can't you all just get along? Experts have plenty of advice for new parents — if only they could agree.

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