Mentally Fit: Keeping Kids Brains Engaged

As parents, we can look forward to summer as a time with lighter schedules, less structure and no homework. Let’s face it — we all need a break, Family-Summer-Activities-534x706and these warm, carefree days give us the perfect opportunity. However, too many lazy days can result in the well-worn phrase “I’m bored.” Today’s kids have so much technology at their fingertips — TV, movies, video games, the internet — that it can take some special effort to get them engaged in a wider variety of activities, activities that are important to keeping them “mentally fit”.

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