• Kids

    Play Guns and a Loss of Innocence

    So I like to think that I’m pretty easy going with things. My parenting style is pretty moderate and at least to this point, I haven’t gone overboard with censorship.  But the other day I took Brogan to the doctors and I was deeply disturbed.  We were in the waiting room and my attention turned out the window to a child, probably 8 or 9, with a play handgun.  While this gun did have one of those bright orange tips, it was very realistic in every other regard.  I’m not sure what this kid had been watching, but he held the gun correctly, pointed it at just about everything and…