Road trips and long summer days and technology breaks and next to no schedule.  Being bored is not the same thing as life being boring.

“We’ve had several ‘What’s next?’ days this summer.  You know, as in ‘What will you do next to entertain me?’  And I’m sure we aren’t alone.  In an effort to raise grateful kids this summer, we are embracing boredom.

And according to researchers and physicians, boredom is actually really good for them.”

Hey Kids: It’s Called Boredom And It’s Good For You – Kristen Welch