Helping Kids Beat Homesickness at Sleep-Away Camp

I visited nine sleep-away camps last summer and talked to a lot of children about their experiences of being away from home. What impressed me was how proud kids are of overcoming their homesickness, especially if they had a pretty bad case of it...Ninety-five percent of children experience at least a bit of homesick feelings when they are away from their parents at summer camp.

Homesickness is really an illness

I didn't do much for my first semester of college. I was far away from home, at a school I didn't really want to go to and had trouble relating to my peers. My sleeping patterns became erratic, I quickly turned from a social butterfly to an introvert...


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