Snap, crackle and filth – let kids eat dirt

September 24, 2016

I’m wondering, is it OK, hypothetically, for a child to lick the sole of her shoe? What about, just for argument’s sake, eating a cigarette end in a park? And where, as a general rule, do we stand on licking sticks? In other words, sometimes I feel there isn’t enough hand sanitiser in the world to keep a small child clean.