Finding a balance between school, activities, fun and play can sometimes mean the difference between a busy child and a stressed one.
If your child is tired often, frequently says they would like to stay home and do nothing, what used to be fun isn’t fun anymore, or their grades start to drop, these may be signs that your child is too busy.
Take a look at their schedule and replay some mental images over the past week: Was there some down time? Was there time for rest and play?
Here you’ll find some tips for creating family routines and simplifying schedules.