Playtime is child’s work

Concerned about your child's choice of friends, especially if these "friends" exist in your child's mind? Worried that your 4-yearold is breaking toys, or your 10year-old twins draw identical faces on their dolls? Fear not, say experts, as pretend play really is the hallmark of healthy emotional development.
Child development experts consider an active imagination the domain of emotionally healthy children.
Call it individuation. This term was utilized by pioneer therapists ...

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