Young Ones

Watching Children Learn How To Lie

It’s actually a big developmental milestone. BlurryMe/Shutterstock.com For the liar, telling a lie has obvious costs. Keeping track of the lies one tells and trying to maintain the plausibility of a fictional narrative as real-world […]

Young Ones

Why Kids Need Risk, Fear and Excitement In Play

When children test their own boundaries in thrilling play, they develop self-confidence, resilience and risk management skills Author provided (No reuse) “Be careful!” “Not so high!” “Stop that!” Concerned parents can often be heard urging safety […]