No matter how daring you are, the world never feels as dangerous as it does once you have children. This piece by skateboarder Michael Christie is the most beautiful thing I've read about parenting in quite some time.
"A skateboard is the most basic ambulatory machine. It has no gears, offers no assistance. It will protect you from nothing. It is a tool for falling. For failure. But also for freedom. For living."
via All Parents Are Cowards - NYTimes.com.