Which is better: Freedom or structure for kids during summer holidays?

The perfect summer holiday — no day camps, lots of TV and any food you want to eat.

The perfect summer holiday — no day camps, lots of TV and any food you want to eat. Playing outside from sun up until the street lights turn on. 

That sounds like a summer from the 1970s. And it's exactly what Sara Dimerman says kids need. The psychologist and parenting expert is calling on parents to give their kids a summer from the 70s. No day camps. No structure. Nothing but freedom. 

Saskatoon Morning asked its audience the following questions this morning: What do you think of this idea? Are kids overbooked over the summer? Do they need more freedom? What do you plan for your kids?

Replay the live chat below, or if you'd like to weigh in, leave your thoughts in the comment section.

Join online host Matt Kruchak from Monday to Friday between 6-8:45 a.m. on cbc.ca/saskatoon for a lively and engaging live chat. While chatting, tune into Saskatoon Morning on 94.1 FM with host Leisha Grebinski.


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