How to Tell If Sleepaway Camp Is Right for Your Kid

March 7, 2016

Dr. Thompson was recently interviewed by Rachel Peachman for Parents Magazine on summer sleep away camps, homesickness and how time away from home can foster a child’s sense of freedom.

An excerpt from the piece:

“Many parents avoid talking about homesickness because they’re afraid it will increase their child’s fear. However, nothing reduces homesickness like empathizing with it and acknowledging that it might be a bit tough to overcome but that most children do.”

Read the full article at http://www.parents.com/kids/camp/summer/how-to-tell-if-sleepaway-camp-is-right-for-your-kid/

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