There was a time when only environmentalists and free-range-parents would advise you to let your kids walk to school. Well, there was a time when everyone walked to school, but let's keep this 21st century.
This year, walking to school - or, even better, letting your children do so unaccompanied - officially went mainstream, with an endorsement by that venerable Canadian journalistic institution, The Globe and Mail. To be fair, the editorial notes that walking to schools is "a subversive act" and warns readers that they will "to earn the opprobrium of [their] fellow parents."
But hey, it's a start. Click here to read the full article.