Posts Tagged ‘kids play’
The Importance of Imaginative Play for Kids and Adults
Children growing up in a home in which adults encourage play opens minds to expression, imagination, and creativity. Pretend play is more common when parents talk to kids often, read or tell bedtime stories and even explain ideas about nature and social issues. Plato said, “You can discover more about a person in an hour…Read More
She’s Not Bossy, She’s a Leader: 10 Ways to Know a Bossy Child from a Potential Leader
It’s so common to see little three and four-year-olds telling their peers and adults what to do with such ferocity you wonder where that gumption came from. It stops being cute when they keep demanding their way and you find yourself helpless to curb their appetites for getting what they want from others all the…Read More
Why Do I Apologize for My Child When He Acts Like a Kid in Public?
The other day I was visiting a preschool and talking with a parent whose adorable six-year-old was wearing a pirate mask and carrying a play sword. He came up to me to me and said, “I’m scaring you!” I said “Oh-h-h. I’m so scared!” He smiled appreciably. Immediately the mother apologized for her son’s rude…Read More