Children Should Be Allowed To Get Bored

I found this quote extremely intriguing. Children needing to be bored. (Click the link to see the original post via Swissmiss.) To dream, imagine and observe the world around them. I really do believe media has begun to have too much of an influence on our lives.

Here’s another article from the NY times about your phone vs. your heart. Very interesting research.

What do you think about the quote? Is it good for kids to be bored?