According to Virginia-based clinical psychologist Jill Weber, taking risks is an important part of a child’s development. “[Kids are] learning to test their boundaries and find their way back to safety,” she explains. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t worry about how your kids are testing those waters. Dangerous competitions, like the choking game, may seem like fun at first, but this “game”—along with others—can jeopardize your child’s health or even their life. Here are six examples of games your kids should avoid.
The Choking Game