Tag Archives: Children and play

Be Careful What You Wish For: Obama’s Preschool Plan

My TIME.com column today on why little kids need to be little kids (and we should be worried about turning preschool into ‘big school’): Early childhood advocates were elated by Obama’s State of the Union proposal to vastly expand our infrastructure of … Continue reading

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Why Pygmies Make Better Parents

My TIME.com post on why modern parents have things backwards about child development, nurturing, and the value of play: “With narcissism levels on the rise among college students, and kids everywhere growing up with inflated egos and deflated life prospects, it’s hard to make … Continue reading

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