Don’t Eat the Marshmallow

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At Stanford University, a group of researchers studied the ability of four-year olds to wait for a treat.  In the experiments, children were offered two marshmallows if they could hold out and overcome the oh-so-tempting one marshmallow that sat within reach. Guess how many children could delay gratification for the bigger, better outcome?  Watch: The […]

Wanna play?

Go Outside And Play

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I often wish I could write a prescription for play that reads:  “Go Outside and Play”   Sig: as directed and  undirected is even better. Disp:  Quantity Sufficient If daily outdoor play were a medicine, it would taste like bubble gum and be so good the kids would take it without fussing. It would help […]