Gryphon House Releases Banish Boredom: Activities to Do with Kids That You’ll Actually Enjoy

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LEWISVILLE, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#activities–When Rebecca
Green
took a break from practicing law to focus on her family, she
quickly realized that she also wanted to redefine what it meant to be a
stay-at-home-mom (SAHM). Now, the DC blogger behind the popular Not-So-SAHM
has turned her kid-tested, parent-approved activities into a new book
that redefines the typical activity book.

Banish
Boredom: Activities to Do with Kids That You’ll Actually Enjoy

outlines activities that Green has created with her children. Instead of
following a prebaked plan for typical activities, Green started with
what she likes to do. For example, a trip for coffee becomes a lesson in
coffee roasting. Her own successes and failures have taught her that the
cookie-cutter approach to planning learning experiences isn’t always
best.

“It is incredibly easy to lose yourself and your own identity when you
become a parent, especially if you leave a career outside the home to
raise your children as I did,” Green
said. “But I’ve found that as our kids have grown, the most enjoyable
activities we do together started from something that I was interested
in myself and then adapted to best fit the developing personalities of
each of our children.”

The full-color book
is brimming with vivid photos that Green took of her own children doing
the activities, organized by theme: art, science, sensory, outdoor, and
field trips.

Banish
Boredom
is available now from Gryphon
House
, the award-winning publisher of early childhood parenting and
teaching resources. To request a free excerpt or e-galley copy, please
contact anna@ghbooks.com.

ISBN 978-0-87659-345-5; 120 p.; PB; $19.95.

About the Author

Rebecca Green is the creator of Not-So-SAHM,
a family-friendly lifestyle blog where she writes about arts and crafts,
field trips, DIYs, recipes, party fun, and the all-around silliness of
her family. Rebecca started Not-So-SAHM in 2011 when she decided to take
a break from practicing law to spend more quality time with her family
and pursue creative endeavors. She lives in Washington, DC, with her
husband and two mischief-making children, and believes there is no such
thing as being bored.

Contacts

Gryphon House, Inc.
Anna Wilmoth, 336-712-3480
anna@ghbooks.com