Tag: Pretend play

All About Playdates…

The Benefits, Opportunities, and Ways to Address Challenges “Mom, can I have a playdate with Tommy?” my son says excitedly after school on most days of the week. Why do I feel ancient when I recall that playdates didn’t exist when I… Read More

Reader Question and Answer about Games to Support Development

One reader, Michele Rammien, wrote in with a great question that I thought would be helpful to many readers so am putting her question and my response into a post. Michele wrote: I love these emails! They have been informative & helpful…. Read More

Weapon Play and Villains

In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present. – Francis Bacon Truly wonderful the mind of a child is. –          YODA, Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones “I want to be Darth Vader when I… Read More