Anatomy of Pretending (Episode 85)
Doctors Brian and Giuseppe talk about imagination and pretend play, along with the importance of play to child development. What should parents do if their child has trouble distinguishing between the world of their imagination and the real world?
Find out what we think in this week's episode!
Listen here: [audio:http://media.libsyn.com/media/familyanatomy/FA085_-_Anatomy_of_Pretending.mp3]
Website of the Week: Parents.com
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