Risk - essential to well being.

In a recent article in The Daily Telegraph by Richard Noone, Dr Rachel Sharma, a Sunshine Coast University Psychologist, during the launch of National Kidsafe Day (an initiative of the Child Accident Prevention Foundation of Australia) was quoted as saying  that “In today’s increasingly risk-adverse world, we are creating a generation of psychologically fragile children by withholding from them the opportunities to take risks, learn from their mistakes, innovate and problem-solve in the face of challenge and failure.”

http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/cotton-wool-kids-at-risk-of-becoming-mentally-fragile/story-fni0cx12-1227096129829