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The Case Against Boredom
Recently, there has been a groundswell of popular opinion extolling the value and importance of letting your kids be bored. It’s tempting to jump on the boredom bandwagon and encourage everyone to stop stimulating their kids with so many opportunities, gizmos, and classes. Enough enrichment already! But I can’t. It’s bad blanket advice, and the research bears that out. Here’s what it tells us.