Re: [RC] Youth - Sullivan
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From: "CMNewell" <reshan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Or for that matter, playing games of various sorts with one's friends
> *without* some damned organized league and point standings and all that
> Whatever happened to just being a kid?
Gosh, a voice of common sense!! My husband has been saying this for YEARS!
summers he got groups of kids to come out to a local park and lake, and play
fun games like
capture the flag, ditch-um and made-up games. AFterward, they all swam. No
no little-league parents, etc.
I would much prefer to see my young kids make up games and play (use
have parents screaming at them and organized game rules, and pressure to
I still maintain, a 3-5 year old child should be exploring a variety of
interests, and has no perspective
to know that they HAVE to do competitive endurance!
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- [RC] Youth, CMNewell