In Vain Asylum
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In Vain Asylum

My Kids Are Bored. Is It My Fault?

On teaching my children the fine art of being happy with what they have.

Photo by Annie Spratt

“I’m bored,” my eldest son writes home from camp. Yes, it’s his first time at stay-away camp, and the camp goes for twelve days. That’s a lot for a ten-year-old who’s a picky eater, who’s never been away from his family for that long. I can understand he’s homesick. But bored? How…

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Elle Silver

Elle Silver

I write about divorce, relationships, and family. Everything I’ve learned about love, I’ve learned the hard way. You can learn from my mistakes.