It’s the school holidays, and your child whines that she is bored and restless whenever she has a free moment. She seems unable to play independently, and you are fed up with her regular “I’m bored, Mum” complaints.
You know that you could keep her busy by letting her play with a tablet all day, but you want her to use her leisure time more purposefully.
Follow these steps to beat the boredom blues, says child psychologist Dr Richard C. Woolfson.
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