Senior dating Kolding
It’s not that they cared less – they just didn’t worry compulsively about it.
Parents of 2014 need to be reminded of how less restricted, less supervised, less obsessively safety-conscious things were… Can your mind comprehend a more deadly toy than a weighted spear that kids hurl through the air like a missile? If they happened to land in your skull, well, then you should have moved.
One false move and I’d have been a flesh colored stain on the asphalt.
The way things are going, every kid is going to go to school wearing bubble wrap and a helmet.
Back in the 1970s (and earlier), parents didn’t stress about our health and safety as much as they do today.
No one ever obeyed the actual manufacturer’s rules, we just flung these damn things everywhere. After roughly 6,700 emergency-room visits and the deaths of three children between 19, they finally outlawed Jarts on December 19, 1988.
I suppose it needed to be banned, but a part of me is sad that kids today won’t have the battle scars and Jart survival stories we had.