The Big Bad Wolf

There’s a debate raging at the moment about whether it’s right to allow young children to listen to scary fairy tales from a young age.

 

Whilst I disagree with the media telling parents how to raise their children, personally I don’t think it’s worth risking exposing young children to potentially traumatic experiences.

 

People argue that scary fairy stories are harmless but where’s the evidence of this?

 

I own the online retailer Lullaby Babies and about a year and a half ago I set out to develop an alternative to the traditional fairy story model.  The result was the CD ‘Snoozy’s Adventures in Lullaby Land’ which featured a collection of fairy tales and lullabies containing positive messages designed to delight instead of to scare https://www.lullaby-babies.co.uk/baby-lullaby-music/

 

I’d love to get your thoughts on this issue as it tends to be one that poalrises people.

 

One Comment

Jane
February 22, 2012 - 11:34 am /

I’m with you on this one- they could be harmless but as there’s no evidence why take the risk? I bought your CD last week and it’s fab.

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