MOM-FESSION: Wanna Have A Play Date?

If you have kids, then you most likely have had a play date. Most play dates include the Mom or Dad bringing their child over to your home. Have you ever had a play date go haywire? Check out my new video MOM-FESSIONAL:Wanna Have A Play Date, and let me…

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How to Build in Time for Play Everyday

Want to live a longer, richer life? Build in time for play. Sometimes, we treat play like it’s a “nice-to-have” or even as a waste of time (cringe).  But science actually tells us (Panksepp, 280-297) that play […] The post How to Build in Time for Play Everyday appeared first on EducationCloset….

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Why I Let My Son Play With the Mean Kid

I fully believe that bullying exists and that it is a real problem in some cases. But I also believe that the word “bully” is sometimes overused to describe a lot of age-appropriate squabbles that we can let our kids resolve on their own. Like any mom, it’s hard for…

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