A little danger is good for kids. Some of my friends with young children disagree. I always want to do the balancing baby trick and some of them are loathe to let me try. I guess I’m just more used to a little danger. I regularly let children climb onto a trapeze, or attempt somersaults and backflips. In fact, I encourage it. I also don’t mind when children get hurt. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t intentionally let them get hurt; but it’s not a problem for me if they end up with a bump or a bruise, a scratch or a scrape. They’re kids; they heal. And they’ll learn something in the process.
So here are 5 dangerous things you should let your kids do. The sixth is obviously circus.