Advice Columns

June 3, 2013 4:00 PM

Teaching kids to entertain themselves

DEAR ABBY: I would like to respond to “Solitary Woman in Ottawa, Canada,” the expectant mom who asked how she could raise her child to enjoy “periods of quiet, reflective fun by himself.” I have two children, ages 7 and 1. Like “Solitary,” I also enjoy time to myself, whether reading, writing or going for a hike.

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