My dd is 12 had 2 sleep overs this weekend, (no school on Friday), a movie and mall fun time. She had a basketball clinic from 4:30-9 pm with pizza and extras. They showed a movie after that so she didn't get home till around 11. It's been hard to 'keep HER plates in the air' esp w/being sick!!My husband has been the TAXIER (is that a term?) lol This kid has had 4 whirlwind weekends in a row busy all the time. I love it (living vicariously through her) ha! Today church and a soccer game right after that. I wish I still had that kind of energy!!! She is gouchier than heck this morning and got real... sassy so I called off taking her to Sunday school. Do you call things off if your kids get disrespectful? Do you think kids can get TOO busy with activities?
Asked by Anonymous at 10:44 AM on Apr. 3, 2011 in General Parenting
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We also made a rule early on that there could be no more than one sleepover per weekend, and it could only be on Friday night. I think if my child doesn't have at least one day each week to spend with just the immediate family, then they have too many activities or too much social life. I think it's important to limit activities and social events if they are crowding out family bonding time, or if it's too much and the kids are getting grouchy or disrespectful.
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