Tuesday, March 28, 2006

What's the hurry?

Are well-meaning parents over-scheduling their children's activities with the possible effect of robbing young people of the joys of childhood?Education consultant and early childhood expert, Ms Kathy Walker, author of the new book, What's The Hurry? argues that parents who enrol their children in up to three, four or more extra curricula activities a week are contributing to the US-dubbed phenomena, the over-scheduled child - a trend that is rapidly growing in Australia. Read the whole article
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