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Teaching Children to Play with Fire

On today’s New York Times Well blog, I highlighted a German fire safety training program that aims to keep kids safe by teaching them how to make fire–not to stay away from it. Check it out here     Here’s a … Continue reading

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Simple ways to give kids more free play

At this point, every parent in America has probably heard how important free play is for their kids. If you haven’t, there’s this article and this article and this article  just to name a few. We know that children need to … Continue reading

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How to Parent Like a German

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The first time I went to a playground in Berlin, I freaked. All the German parents were huddled together, drinking coffee, not paying attention to their children who were hanging off a wooden4 dragon 20 feet…

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