08/27/2013 10:50 am ET

It's Not A 'Problem.' It's Called Being A Child.


Here’s the thing about most first graders: they are brittle, accusatory and rule-obsessed. They tense up or lay blame when something goes wrong, and they can spend an entire recess articulating regulations for games they never actually play. They are also adorable and amusing. Thank goodness, because any adult who tries to play cards with first graders soon discovers that they are incredible cheats.

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