Why Messy Play is Healthy for Children

Why Messy Play is Healthy for Children

For some parents anxiety quickly rises when paint, play clay and sand are part of a child’s play. Sadly, messy play is something a lot of parents don’t allow. What we play therapists know is that getting messy is an essential part of children’s...
Children Do Grow Up: Parents Learn to Let Go

Children Do Grow Up: Parents Learn to Let Go

I remember the day I ventured out to the shopping mall with my 3 week-old first born baby. I had him all tucked into the carriage and as I pushed the carriage through the clothing section of a store I was vigilant about keeping at least one eye on him at all times,...