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Bringing Play Back: The Value of Ditching Adult Supervision
It’s the second morning of holiday vacation, and already it’s begun. “I’m bored,” my middle child fumes, hanging off the[...]
Learning to Play: When Fun and Learning Go Hand in Hand
“Children need the freedom and time to play. Play is not a luxury. Play is a necessity.” Kay Redfield Jamison[...]
Raising an Entrepreneur: Eight Tips for Success
“Dad, I want to start my own business.” I felt equal parts of pride and terror as I gazed at[...]
Raising Readers: How to Build a Bookworm
It was bedtime and a tentative quiet had settled on the house. My son was in the living room, headphones[...]
The Importance of Imagination: How to Fire Up a Fancy for Fantasy
We were under siege. A deluge of rain had stranded our little family indoors like a shipwreck. To make matters[...]
Fostering Independence: How to Step Aside and Help Kids Thrive
We were having the meltdown of the century. Maya, my seven-year-old daughter, was sitting on the rug, tears of frustration[...]

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