5 03, 2021

The Power of Play

2022-01-17T11:17:26+00:00

Reading Time: 2 minutes A couple of times in the past weeks I’ve been asked variants of “So, what’s all this play stuff about? Why is it play so important and how can it help adults?” It isn’t complicated. Study after study over the past decades has shown links between a whole host of benefits from increased creativity to general all-round better health. And yet we still limit the amount of play we allow into our lives. Work is still primarily seen as serious business where play isn’t appropriate and people hold back out of fear of [...]

The Power of Play2022-01-17T11:17:26+00:00
14 01, 2021

Letting kids show us…

2022-01-17T11:26:54+00:00

Reading Time: < 1 minute A comment on my post yesterday that kids can teach us a lot about play if we allow them to really got me thinking. Like many of us, I typically have the outline of my working day in my head - start this time - end roughly that time - get such and such done. During this time I'm pretty disciplined with certain activities being allowed and others not. The lockdown and having kids at home during the day has somehow messed with the neatness of this arrangement. From time to time my son will [...]

Letting kids show us…2022-01-17T11:26:54+00:00
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