Tag: bored

The Benefits of Letting Your Kids Be Bored

That universal whine of childhood: “I’m bored.” As parents, we’ve all heard it countless times, and have all struggled with how to respond. Handing your...

A Boredom Jar for the “Mom, I’m bored” Summer Moments

"Mom, I'm bored," my six-year-old states after a full morning of summer camp, swimming and playing x-box. In my head, I exclaim, "really?!?!" Out...