Tag: boredom

The Benefits of Letting Your Kids Be Bored

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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...

Keeping a “Normal” Routine While Staying at Home

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I have always been a fan of checklists and routines (you should see my holiday checklist binders). During this chaotic time of uncertainty we...

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

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"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...

Why Summer Boredom Is Healthy For Kids

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The sun announces its arrival a little too early. Although the blinds are shut, there is enough light to allow several rays of morning sun...