The case for boredom: Why your kids need that time on their hands


Camps are winding down and school hasn’t started yet, so kids are getting bored, and their parents are getting stressed. But psychiatrist Robin Berman tells TODAY that parents should embrace boredom, when kids’ creativity can flourish. She also suggests parents empathize with kids’ anxiety about the start of school rather than invalidate their feelings. (Run time: 2:45)