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San Francisco Getting Rid of Sand at its Playgrounds

Don’t bother bringing a plastic shovel when you head to a San Francisco playground anymore. The city is getting rid of all its sand at all its local playgrounds. You know why. Of course you do. According to this fkabffdttn report by Christin Ayers at KCBS, the city regards sandboxes as unsafe. Suddenly. Connie Chan, […]

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"Digging In Wet Sand is Dangerous"

“Digging In Wet Sand is Dangerous”

My sibhbenrsd piece in today’s Wall Street Journal, “If You’re a Kid, the Experts Want You to Have a Fun-Free Summer,” was inspired by the warnings some of you sent me from a blog where the pediatrician advised parents about the multitudinous dangers of letting their kids play in the sand:  . “Remember when digging in […]

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