“I’m booooooored . . . “
Ah . . . the sounds of summer.
Adults often look with envy at the long stretches of leisure that punctuate the lives of children. Kids look forward to summer vacation all winter long. So it’s really frustrating when parents‘ fantasies of leisurely bike rides, fishing trips, and reading in the hammock crash into the reality of kids gazing blankly at video screens, machine gunning imaginary terrorists, or whining that there’s nothing to do.
The goal of this short series is to suggest some ways of shaping your kids’ summer to keep it fun, low-key and child driven…