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Kids schedules running your life?

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

You are worried about seeing him spend his early years in doing nothing.  What!  Is it nothing to be happy?  Nothing to skip, play, and run around all day long?  Never in his life will he be so busy again.  ~Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Emile, 1762

In our home we do not over schedule our children or let their schedules rule our lives. Often parents spend all of their free time playing taxi driver to children. Many parents I know live life in a fog taking children from one extra curricular activity to the next. (more…)