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Encouraging Boredom in Your Children

encouraging boredom in your children

In a world full of endless birthday parties, play dates, car DVD players, and digital gadgets right at our fingertips, children are in a constant state of entertainment, jumping from one awesome activity to the next. This “cycle of fun” always creates the inner need for MORE: more movies, more sugary snacks, more trips (and tantrums) down the toy aisle, one more trip to the splash park, one more ice cream cone. While occasional trips create memories and foster relationships with other children, sometimes…

(want to read the rest of this post? Hop on over to the Knoxville Moms Blog where I’m chatting about the importance of BOREDOM in kids. Yep. It’s a thing. Click (here) to finish reading and be sure and share and say hey!)

 

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