Lawrence J. Cohen, Ph. D., is a clinical psychologist specializing in children's play, play therapy, and parenting. He is the coauthor, with Michael Thompson and Catherine O'Neill Grace, of Best Friends, Worst Enemies, a book about children's friendships and peer relations. He is also a columnist for The Boston Globe. Dr. Cohen leads Playful Parenting workshops for parents, teachers, and child-care professionals. He lives in Brookline, Massachusetts, with his wife, Anne, and their daughter, Emma.
"A welcome reminder that the serious business of parenthood also
can be fun."-Seattle Post-Intelligencer
"A magical and inspiring read."-MICHAEL THOMPSON, Ph.D., Coauthor of Best Friends, Worst Enemies
"Reading this book, you'll discover that you can be closer to your children and can enjoy them more. . . . You'll learn what a difference play can make in your relationships and the kind of people your children will become. And, most important, you'll have fun."-Chicago Parent