OMG, Is My Kid Going to Remember That?

4 tips to help your kids create lasting childhood memories.

Article & Photo courtesy of Well Rounded NY

A friend just asked me if her children were going to have terrible memories of growing up because she did not spend a lot of time on the floor, playing with them. Good gosh no! Can you imagine the sheer volume of new information small children absorb? The speed at which they must fly through widening stages of awareness and learn to put that awareness to practical use – in a socially acceptable manner? Of course not, it staggers the imagination! Young children live in a magical world and, try as we might, we just don’t fit in.

Adults are long past those years of magical thinking that are a gift to young children, offering the comfort of a secret language of play with which they can sort through, and make sense of...

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