How to keep YOUR Child from becoming “Bored”. No matter where you live there will be lots of different things to keep the young busy and entertained on their downtime. There should always be sometimes that is quiet for YOUR child. But, for the most part, a child has so much energy and their little brains are going a hundred miles a minute. Keeping that energy and their brains going in the right direction. Parenting takes that and more but YOU are in control of how YOUR child will be as an adult.
Help YOUR child find their interests.
There will be so many things involved in keeping the child moving into their next development period: Decision-making skills Problem Solving Making good choices. Will they be empowered, inspired and motivated?
What is YOUR child interested in, do they have special skills and abilities. YOU will have to see that there is a BALANCE of activities beyond their home routine and school work. YOUR child, as they grow, will let you know what and where most of their interest lie. But, for a well-rounded student do encourage other activities so they know not to be involved in just 1 thing. If they are good athletes let them know maybe they could write for their school paper about athletics.
If they like to run – let them know to join a running team in town.
Ask YOUR child: “What do you like to do?”, if they cannot find anything to do. If they like photography, help them do research on what they will need. Put a notice up in the school or library about starting a photography club. A running club, a cooking club, or an area archeology club and maybe they could go on a local dig and write an article about their finds.
How to keep YOUR Child from becoming “Bored”.
The word “Boring” is too common among children today. But, it means YOU will have to be creative and find out the interest of YOUR child as they develop, and what will be of interest to them today, may not be of interest in 6 months because they are developing at a rapid pace. The adults do not develop as rapidly as a child, but we do develop until we die.
Help YOUR Child find their JOY
You have been given this gift, YOUR child, treat them with respect and mold them into a positive and productive student and then on into adulthood. This child needs YOUR help from the time they are born until they become adults. They are depending on YOU so handle with CARE and LOVE what is a gift to YOU. Every family is unique, every child in YOUR family is unique, every one of us is unique. So, what works for each child is different, and just because YOU like something or are interested in something YOUR child or children may not be. It is crucial that YOU remember that.