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July 31, 2019     Category: Summertime BoredomBoredomOutdoor adventuresCommunityCreative Play

Usually, the novelty of summer vacation and no school wears thin with the kids as August approaches.  They end up bored because thinking of something to do is just too much work, so, they don’t. Even parents get overwhelmed with this sort of thing as the weeks pass and the days grow a bit shorter. With free time on our hands almost every day during the summer, kids and parent are often overwhelmed with how to plan to keep everything exciting until school starts again.Here are a few additional ideas for kids and the entire family to...

May 30, 2018     Category: BoredomGoalsSummer CampSummer

It’s almost here . . . summer break and everyone is excited about warmer weather, lazy days and catching lightning bugs! Are you wondering where the school year went? Have you noticed how much the kids have grown? Are you thinking about what to do with the summertime boredom that is sure to set in, often sooner than later?While summer is a great time for kids to unwind and have some fun, every parent knows that kids easily become bored and restless. That’s why summer break can be a wonderful time to provide goals to expose ki...

May 01, 2018     Category: BoredomGratificationUnstructured TimeSocial SkillsTechnology

Allowing times for your child is bored is a good thing, providing space to be creative, learn new things, seek new experiences and help the mind grow and develop with new ideas.All parents want the best for their child. The child is sent to ballet classes, piano lessons, sports practices, and are often scheduled to attend a different activity every day.  Add tech devices to the list and it is easy to take it to the extreme to keep children busy. These parents overlook the value and importance of some unstructured time to allow their child ...