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Inside: Are your kids always bored? Let’s talk about kids these days…and it isn’t about screen time. Here’s an idea you might not have considered.

Summer is here, and the battle with boredom has already begun.  Life these days is hectic as we try to keep up with busy schedules and bucket lists.  So when there is down time, kids aren’t sure how to handle it.

If you’re like me, you love the idea of having a slow summer. And you regularly tell your kids that it’s ok to be bored.  But in reality, when the kids get bored, they spend more time bickering with one another.

I think there’s a solution that’s easy to overlook in today’s times.  I’m so thankful to The Humbled Homemaker for letting me share my thoughts on this subject today!  Be sure to click here to read Why Your Kids Are Bored At Home (And It’s Not What You Think).

My kids are bored all the time, but I'm not so sure it's all about screen time. This is something to think about.

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101 Cheap But Fun Things To Do As A Family

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