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Mental health decline in our kids

Why is there a mental health decline in our kids? And why does it seem to be getting worse? How often have you said or heard someone say - 'it wasn't like this when I was young'? So there we must start our inquiry. What has changed between now and then? Everything! When we were kids - we were allowed to get hurt. We were allowed to get dirty, to get cold, to explore, to climb, to run, to jump, to build, to fall - we were allowed to play. And when we were bored - we were left to be bored or think our way out of it. Boredom was our problem - not somebody else's. This developed neural pathways in our brains. And when we stuffed...