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May 01, 2019     Category: Summertime Boredom

How long will it take after the summer break begins before every parent hears those dreaded words “I’m bored!”? Kids are so excited when the school year ends, but they will likely use that phrase at least once. What can parents to do keep their children entertained and engaged of the summer months?Here are a few good as well as frugal ideas to help:Plant a mobile garden – maybe in a container that can be moved around. Plant vegetables, flowers, or even an herb garden that your children can be responsible for its care. Hav...

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 ...