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Why suburban parks offer an antidote to helicopter parenting

  • Written by Debra Flanders Cushing, Associate Professor in Landscape Architecture, Queensland University of Technology
Why suburban parks offer an antidote to helicopter parentingParks are places where children make their own decisions, explore their imaginations and expand their abilities. Daxiao Productions/Shutterstock

Well-designed suburban parks could be an antidote to helicopter parenting. As well as giving kids much-needed time outdoors being active, suburban parks offer kids opportunities to decide what activities...

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