Letters: May 21, 2001

The Quest for a Superkid

Pressure didn't make kids smarter 10 years ago, and more pressure won't make them geniuses today [THE PARENT TRAP, April 30]. I think we all would have grown to be happier adults if we had had enough time to play when we were children--and we wouldn't have become so obsessed with getting our children to the top of the moneymaking pyramid. There are more important things in life than being rich, like having fun. MAKELLA CRAELIUS Somerset, N.J.

How refreshing to read that people are realizing that kids need to be kids. I cringe when I...

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