How to Ruin Your Child’s Free Time (In Five Easy Steps)

How to Ruin Your Child’s Free Time (In Five Easy Steps) February 15, 2019

In this week’s video blog, I give five easy steps for parents to follow to ruin their children’s free time. Whether it’s an unexpected snow day, spring break, summer vacation or a Saturday, we can make sure our kids have highly structured, educational time not to themselves. Plus I include how NOT to ruin your child’s free time.

  1. Make everything about education.
  2. Be involved. Be very involved.
  3. Curb those free-range tendencies.
  4. Become their cruise director.
  5. Let their imaginations atrophy.

By following these simple steps, you, too, can wreck your child’s free moments every time.


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