You are going to be SHOCKED when you find out the secret to raising a child with self-control, discipline, focus and flexibility. It’s none other than letting your child play! Today’s guest, Dr. Adele Diamond, is one of the world’s leading researchers in cognitive functions (which are also called “executive functions” or “self regulation”). She is an expert on how play builds a child’s executive functions and why it is a MUST for a child’s life success. At a time when so many schools are eliminating recess from their daily schedules and focusing on math and spelling drills and, the importance of play is a critical concept for parents to understand and act upon.