Can I Let My Child be Bored?

Can I Let My Child be Bored?

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 1431 , Segment 2

Episode: Art of Learning, Can I Let My Child be Bored, Family Feud

  • Feb 20, 2018 5:00 pm
  • 47:13 mins

Nancy Colier is a psychotherapist, interfaith minister, mindfulness teacher and public speaker.  She is the author of "The Power of Off: The Mindful Way to Stay Sane in a Virtual World,” a regular blogger for Psychology Today and many other publications.  With every new generation comes new challenges. Parents are trying to keep hyperfocused kids busy while limiting technology and media the best they can. But boredom comes knocking so often for kids who want new things to do and frightens parents who don’t want kids with spare time to make mischief. Nancy Colier invites us to consider what boredom actually means and does for a child and parents alike.

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