The average American child in the 1980s had higher levels of this emotion than child psychiatric patients in the 1950s. Adults aren’t entirely immune either. What might this condition be? Read on to find out.
Beautiful interactions transpire when parents engage playfully with their children. Tough fathers become vulnerable in front of their daughters and mothers translate nagging into thoughtful Socratic questioning. Incorporating play into our exchanges with children means a shift to becoming more child-focused. But what may the relevance of play be for us, as adults?