What to do when your kids complain they are bored

Ms Suziyana Hamid with her husband Reduan Nordin and their daughter Sophie Mishaella Reduan, eight. The couple maximise after-work hours with their only child by emphasising family time.
Ms Suziyana Hamid with her husband Reduan Nordin and their daughter Sophie Mishaella Reduan, eight. The couple maximise after-work hours with their only child by emphasising family time.ST PHOTO: JASMINE CHOONG

SINGAPORE - "I'm bored" or "There is nothing to do", are familiar grouses from children, especially during the long school holidays.

How can parents effectively deal with such proclamations?

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