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Kids and Activities: How much is too much?

Parents are often overwhelmed when it comes to enrolling kids in extra-curricular activities and sports. We want them to be active, but how do we avoid wearing them out?

Kids and Activities: How much is too much?

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  • Madelaine

    Madelaine Sep. 9, 5:12 PM

    We let them choose their activities and they can participate as long as their grades are good.

  • countrygirlkat

    countrygirlkat Sep. 9, 5:28 PM

    I allow them to pick on thing at a time and then our church religious ed on top of that.  Maybe when they get older I will have to bend that, I don't know, but at this point it seems to work and our first priority is always school and homework.

  • goddess99

    goddess99 Sep. 9, 5:55 PM

    My dd isn't into sports so we aren't traveling and stuck at practices. She belongs to a couple after school clubs and a monthly group. It's not too much, she enjoys everything without being stressed.
  • jose815

    jose815 Sep. 9, 6:34 PM

    grandmother
  • johnny4ever

    johnny4ever Sep. 9, 7:37 PM

    WE dont over schedule our selves

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