Why Risk and Play Are Happy Companions

Whether it's exploring a space on their own or climbing the monkey bars, play involves risk. This is a good thing.

Chances are your kid isn’t getting enough social play right now. Many kids aren’t going to school, aren’t going to the playground, and aren’t going on playdates. Those who do get some amount of all three still aren’t playing as much as they normally would. (Some schools are even, quite horribly, swapping out snow days for remote learning.) Play is cruci…

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