June 15, 2021

085 It's NOT Your Job To Entertain the Kids!

085 It's NOT Your Job To Entertain the Kids!

Summer break is upon us and moms everywhere are desperately coming up with summer schedules, driving from activity to activity and planning day after day in an attempt to keep their kids from getting bored. Then of course, the fighting starts.  ...


Summer break is upon us and moms everywhere are desperately coming up with summer schedules, driving from activity to activity and planning day after day in an attempt to keep their kids from getting bored. Then of course, the fighting starts.

 

Why do we as moms feel like it’s our job to plan everything ALL THE TIME?

 

Honestly, so many of us moms set ourselves up for failure. We try so hard to keep everyone entertained so no one gets bored. Why do we feel compelled to control the situation instead of letting it be and letting our kids experience boredom?

 

But science says that boredom is actually really good for them! We give you 5 science-backed reasons why it’s not your job to entertain the kids and it’s actually good for them to be bored!

Resources We Shared:

5 Benefits of Boredom

 

Happy Parent Checklist

 

Podcast Episode #5: How to be happy with your family budget with Nicole Rule

 

Podcast Episode #21: Is busy a bad word with Alex Soojung-Kim Pang PhD

 

Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less



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