Give kids ample, unscheduled time to be creative, to reflect, and to decompress,” says Karlin Bilich from Parents Magazine. (You can read the full article here.) “It’s hard watching our kids grow up these days when they are constantly being bombarded with technology and the desire to be “plugged in.” I tell my kids all the time that it is OK to be bored – that’s when your creative juices really flow,” says owner, Sarah Kirk, of Swoop Bags.  “I just love it when my kids get into that “zone” of quiet play with their legos – you can just see the wheels spinning in their heads.


-from Sarah Kirk, Swoop Bags