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Controversial Parenting Style Invites Debate

Rafi and Dvora Meitiv like to play at their neighborhood park, and walk home afterwards -- by themselves. And that's the problem, says the local child protective services agency. Rafi is 10 and his sister is 6, and their unsupervised adventures have triggered a national debate about different parenting styles.   Their parents support their independence, and defend their style of child-rearing some call “free-Range parenting.” “The idea of free-range parenting is really...

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