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February 18, 2020 by Eric Stillman 0 comments

Searching for that elusive rest

As a parent to four children, I have noticed that one thing that has clearly changed over the generations has been play and leisure time. With every generation, it feels as if play has become less free and more structured. Instead of sending your children out to do whatever with their neighborhood friends and expecting them home by supper, now almost every activity is scheduled, with any downtime becoming increasing tethered to an electronic device. When children are finally faced with real downtime without electronics, you can almost guarantee that the first words out of their mouth will be, ā€œIā€™m bored.ā€ But children are not the only ones who have experienced a change in play and leisure time. ...Keep Reading

Tags: Culture, Seculosity, Play