boredom

When Your Child Says, “There’s Nothing to Do”

It’s enough to drive us parents crazy, especially when we’ve just come through Christmas and the kids have presents galore, have been entertained nonstop by others, and have enjoyed many special events in…

Let Your Kids Get Bored This Summer–It’s Good for Their Brains!

Ah, it’s summertime and the living is…easy? Not for the average mom who feels obligated to drive her kids to endless camps and classes as well as coming up with…

“Mommy, I’m Bored!”

“Mommy, I’m bored!” How many times a day do you hear those words? I hear them a lot. Once a week, several of my friends try to get together over…

Cousins Reading Club

“I’m bored!” The dreaded words our four children would cry out every summer several weeks after the close of another school year. I knew that unless there were plans and…

Making a Facebook Getaway

What is it about email or Facebook that makes it almost addictive for a mom to check? My computer is in my laundry room/pantry, so I’ll wander in for a…

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