Controversial Parenting Style Invites Debate


A married couple from the U.S. state of Maryland made headlines recently when it was discovered that they allow their two young children to play at a nearby park unsupervised and walk home alone afterwards. Their actions have triggered a national debate about different parenting styles. VOA’s Julie Taboh talked with the family about the controversy.

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