Excerpt:Â Ah, the village. That warm, down-home, healthy wholesome place where everyone wants to raise their children. Maybe.
We are urged to turn to the village to better raise our kids, live a greener lifestyle, celebrate diversity (party hat, anyone?) and otherwise behave in a socially acceptable manner. It takes a village, we are told, to do all these things â€¦ but especially it takes a village to raise our kids.