You may have heard the story of a 10 year old boy who lost his life on what was billed as the largest water slide in the world.
The ride in Kansas City has a drop greater than Niagara Falls but it was the second hill that threw the 10 year old to his death.
The tragedy is under investigation.
Many questioned why a boy of his size was allowed on the ride and even the effectiveness of the restraining device.
He was cleared to board.
It’s tragedies like this, when we question the trust we put in those who are responsible for our kids’ safety.
But in the end, as a parent we can always say, No.
I can pull my kids in a tube behind a boat and after dumping them into the lake they’ll still yell, “faster, higher, harder, Dad!”
It’s up to us, with the supposed bigger brain to say, lets’ think about this first.
Part of raising kids is to help them recognize when they may be in danger and how to react.
Sometimes that means not participating, until older.
I’m Scott Thompson.
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