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Is Child Boredom a Problem that Must Be Solved?
Date: October 26 2011

I was invited to write a guest post on the subject of play. I chose to write about boredom and how it isn’t necessarily a Bad Thing.

“Mom… I’m bored…” What parent hasn’t heard that complaint or a similar refrain at least a few times? Some parents may say, “My children are never bored; they always have something to do.” But is that necessarily a good thing? Does having your day scheduled with activities all day long sound like a good idea?

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