• Creative Play

    Why Creative Play Matters

    Dr. Donna Housman       

    I just read an interesting piece in The Atlantic that stressed the importance of creative play. The article includes an interview with psychology professor and writer Alison Gopnik about her latest book The Gardener and the Carpenter that argues that parents should encourage their...

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  • Creative Play

    Season for Learning and Play

    Dr. Donna Housman       

    While parents know how to keep their children’s education on track during the school year, they struggle with how they should continue to promote learning during the summertime. According to an article written by Dr. Donna Housman in The Metrowest Daily News, “Emotional, social, and creative skills – often acquired outside the classroom –...

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