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The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) defines “bored” as ‘feeling weary and impatient because one is unoccupied or lacks interest in one’s current activity.’ Given the pace at which life is moving today there are scarce opportunities for boredom. Unmistakably, life has slowed down considerably since the lockdown. That being said, those who have children will agree that their kids still lament that they are “bored”.
Children often confuse restlessness and boredom. Boredom can result from sheer fatigue or simply not knowing what to do next. It can emerge from repetitive activities because of the lack of imagination or excitement that accompanies them. This is easily remediable. A social malady, boredom is curable through effective parenting, a positive outlook and creativity!
Parents must teach their children that there is no need for boredom. There are several ways to occupy one’s time that I will list below.