From: The Washington Post

An argument for roughhousing

The Washington Post:

With Father’s Day just ahead, two dads are honoring the beloved tradition of roughhousing.

Anthony T. DeBenedet and Lawrence J. Cohen have just published “The Art of Roughousing: Good Old-Fashioned Horseplay and Why Every Kid Needs It,” (Quirk, May 2011). It’s part how-to, part polemic.

Roughhousing, according to the authors who are a doctor and a psychologist, will make kids smart, more likeable, more moral and ethical. It will teach them emotional intelligence, bring them joy and make them fit.

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