Encouraging our kids to bust out some creativity during their boredom can pay off huge dividends.
Parents: It’s not our job to fill every minute of our kids’ day with stimulation and entertainment. We are not cruise directors. When our kids complain that they are bored, resist the urge to “fix it.” Remember the pacifier? Instead of turning on the TV, handing over their phone or driving them somewhere, let them be bored. Sit back, relax and watch what they come up with….full article
But, how do we do that without using media when we are constantly surrounded by it?
What if I told you that our brains need about 15 minutes of inactivity, or boredom, in order for it to stir up something creative and original?…