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Comment of the week: Parents, 'Sometimes ya gotta cut the strings!'

We started a new feature last week, so if you missed it, here's the deal: We get so many great comments on our TODAY Moms Facebook page  that we'd like to share our faves from the previous week. They might be funny, poignant or thought-provoking and will hopefully reflect our super-loyal TODAY Moms readers.If you see a great comment throughout the week, click the “Like” button underneath i
The majority of TODAY Moms Facebook readers don't ever want to let their kids walk home alone from school. But one reader says \"Sometimes you gotta cut the strings.\"
The majority of TODAY Moms Facebook readers don't ever want to let their kids walk home alone from school. But one reader says \"Sometimes you gotta cut the strings.\"Rebecca Wilson / AP file / Today

We started a new feature last week, so if you missed it, here's the deal: We get so many great comments on our TODAY Moms Facebook page  that we'd like to share our faves from the previous week. They might be funny, poignant or thought-provoking and will hopefully reflect our super-loyal TODAY Moms readers.

If you see a great comment throughout the week, click the “Like” button underneath it to draw it to our attention.

Last week's top comment (randomly chosen by us):

The majority of TODAY Moms Facebook readers don't ever want to let their kids walk home alone from school. But one reader says \"Sometimes you gotta cut the strings.\"Rebecca Wilson / AP file / Today

From our post 'When is it ok to let kids walk home from school alone?', TODAY Mom Jennifer Morrison says:

I think it totally depens on where you live, neighborhood, how far from the school, maturity level of the child and if they are walking alone or with a group of kids.  I love my kids and don't want anything to happen to them anymore than anyone else -- but I can't wrap them in bubble wrap and go everywhere with them their whole life. They will never learn independence that way and I sure don't want them still living at home at 25-30 or older! Sometimes ya gotta cut the strings!

From our post 'Do your kids past the dog bite test?', TODAY Mom Dani Federwiz says:

"Some adults don't get it either! I have a 5 foot fence around our yard and one of our dogs is a fearful biter. I've had a neighbor get bit when she reached into the kennel area. Hello? It's that tall and covered in chicken wire for a reason!

And this, from a post done by The Clicker (but clipped onto TODAY Moms) on 'Little girl dresses like 'Pretty Woman' on 'Toddlers & Tiaras."  TODAY Mom Rebekah Madden says:

"A girl dressed up as a prostitute on a show where people refer to them as "prosti-tots"...How shocking. It was only a matter of timer...How that show manages to STILL be on the air baffles me."