The Educated Parent

5 AMAZING parenting tricks

I absolutely love how magical and exciting and fun it is to have toddlers in my home.  Both my boys bring me so much joy and light.  I love watching them grow and learn, but the weight of teaching a tiny human to be a good human is definitely overwhelming.  There are so many great… Continue reading 5 AMAZING parenting tricks

The Educated Parent

Play is More Than Just Fun

I recently watched a TED talk entitled Play is More Than Just Fun. The speaker was Stuart Brown, a psychiatrist and play researcher. He has done fascinating research. On of his larger studies has linked mass murderers to play deprivation in childhood. I know that is a heavy subject for a quick blog post, but… Continue reading Play is More Than Just Fun