Whenever one of my kids moan that they are bored ...... I calmly reply 'That's okay - it's alright to feel bored.' They eventually get the point that I will not be manipulated into being their wellspring of fun and entertainment and that THEY need to banish the boredom blues for themselves.
The measles has kept Miss Tanzi housebound for the last 2 weeks. Although she has been quite active over the past few days the spots are still visible so she is not allowed back at preschool yet.