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    The Art Of Play

    As an occupational therapist, people often ask me to give them some advice on simple things that they can do to assist their children within their home context. My answer is almost always the same simple word: PLAY. We all have different occupations that fill up our lives. Think about all that you do as a parent on a daily basis. Eating, feeding, cooking, cleaning, bathing, dressing, driving, sleeping, helping with homework, talking to friends and family, disciplining, and the list goes on. While you may do some of these occupations more than you would like to (such as cleaning!) and others not enough (sleeping!), I hope that somewhere in…