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Trying Too Hard to Parent. Part 2

Scheduling Too Many Activities
Overscheduling a child is a hallmark of hyper-parenting. After school activities are OK as long as the child’s not lined up from 3 to 9 p.m. with no time to just sit around and think or do nothing. In his years of practicing psychiatry, Rosenfeld has learned that children just want to hang out with their parents, playing cards or Monopoly.
“Why are we racing so much?” Rosenberg asked. “You can achieve more by doing less.” Continue reading Trying Too Hard to Parent. Part 2