Kids’ me time may boost brainpower

By Laura Sanders, 15:12 PM July 1, 2014

At the playground yesterday, Baby V commando-crawled through a tunnel with holes on the side. Every so often, I stuck my face in there with a loud “peekaboo.” She reached up longingly toward the bouncy duck. I picked her up and steadied her as she lurched back and forth. She scrambled up some low stairs and launched down a slide. I lurked near the bottom, ready to assist and yell “yay” when she didn’t face-plant.

The one thing I didn’t do was sit back and leave her to her own devices, free fro...

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