Kids should be allowed to be kids

Published: Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 04:24 PM.

Children should play ball and tag and live a life of texture, even if they pick up a few bruises along the way. They should be taught reading, writing and arithmetic.

Bad teachers should be fired and good ones rewarded. Oh yeah, while I’m dreaming, let’s free Ralphie!

Otis Gardner’s column appears here weekly. He can be reached at

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