Top 7 ways to curb schedule burnout for kids

Published: Monday, Jan. 24 2011 9:59 a.m. MST

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A child who is over scheduled may become irritable, have trouble sleeping, change his or her eating habits, or stop wanting to continue attending an activity.

"If there are disruptions in any of the above areas, parents can get clues that their child has too much going on," says Cheryl Wright, chair of the Child and Family Development Center at the University of Utah.

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