Play Your Way

Play Your Way

More than just frivolity, play helps you learn, create, discover, connect, relax, maintain health and stay present (not to mention belly laugh.)

Do What You Love? Risky

There may be a wiser route to contentment.

Three Ways to Use Play to Get Kids to Behave

School's out! How can you be sure the kids don't drive you bananas?

How to Find Joy in a Vacation You Cannot Take

Even if you can't travel, you can learn to make others' joy your own.

Splash! What Kids Discover in a Puddle

8 great videos of children's first encounters with puddles

Play and the Child's Sense of Self

The loss of free play means a loss of creativity.

Brain Freeze, or the Art of Trying Just Hard Enough

Forget your audience and quit trying so hard.

Learning to Be Present With Yourself

Can you just "be" instead of "doing" all the time?

5 Reasons You Need to Play More

Research finds that fun seriously aids everything you want your mind to do.

Are Olympic Athletes Heroes?

Does going for the gold make a sports figure a hero?

The Power of Choosing Your Thoughts

Introspection versus rumination

Fathers, Sports, and Developing Children Into Leaders

How to develop leadership potential in your children.

How to Unleash Your Creativity and Find Inspiration Today!

How to deal with creative or mental blocks and be inspired.

How To Make Your Child a Psychological Wreck - The Playground Manual

You can screw your kid up at the playground too!

OCD and Video Games

Games can isolate or empower, can create mania and addiction or peace of mind.

Nature's Rx: Green-Time's Effects on ADHD

Green-time may prove to be a powerful natural treatment for ADHD symptoms.

Free Play Is Essential for Normal Emotional Development

Why Mother Nature motivates our children to play in emotionally exciting ways.

Adolescence and Parents as Valuable Informants

Discussing worldly dangers and disclosing personal history is complicated to do.

Breaking 5 Stuttering Myths

Despite growing acceptance, stutterers are still wildly misunderstood.

Waiting Room Etiquette 101

What your provider wants you to know but may not tell you