The Benefits of Tree-Climbing & Firefly-Chasing
Let your kid be a kid!
Finally, trust your kids enough to give them some freedom. “Choice is the hallmark of true play,” notes Levine. “Have confidence that when your child is off on his own and enjoying himself and directing himself in activities he chooses…well, that is his job. Chances are, whatever he’s doing of his own free will is better than any ‘enriching’ activity you might impose on him.”