• Entertainment and Activities
    Overnight Camp
    Summer Camp Fears
    A parent wonders whether she should encourage her reluctant son to go to overnight summer camp. ...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Summer Camp
    Homesick Campers
    Homesick CampersShould they start packing? When should homesick children leave residential summer camp and return home? This decision is usually a tough call for parents. Some homesick feelings are common to most campers, even kids who've camped ...
  • Kids
    Homesickness
    Quick Cures for Homesick Kids
    Quick Cures for Homesick KidsBeing away at camp isn't the only time that children can get homesick. Overnight visits to relatives and friends can also be a challenge, especially for young children. Here are some tips to help your children handle ...
    Dr. Susan Linn
  • Kids
    Homesickness
    Talking About Homesickness
    Talking About Homesickness FOR AGES: Six and upTHE SCENE Ten-year-old Emma has something on her mind. Instead of eating, she pushes her food around listlessly. Finally it comes out. "Do I have to go to camp?" she says. "What if I get homesick?" G...
    Dr. Susan Linn