Tuesday, July 14, 2009
I Couldn't Have Said It Better Myself!
Studies show that children do better with more UNSTRUCTURED play time. Not so many "play dates" or "activities" or "lessons". More time spent outdoors with a stick and a box and their imaginations. The benefits? Higher intelligence, more creativity, less behavioral problems. They'll be less bored because they'll know how to entertain themselves and actually like spending time with themselves (making them more of a joy to be around as well).
What do bored children grow up to be? Bored, unhappy, unfocused, unfulfilled adults.
Read this article to understand your adult angst.