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Overscheduled Kids

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Overscheduled Kids

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As part of the series on children, NPR Special Correspondent Susan Stamberg meets an 11-year-old girl who's coping with the stress from an overflowing daily schedule of homework, music lessons and sports. Child experts are concerned that the over-scheduled lifestyle is undue pressure that parents put on their children to excel, while other life lessons are lost in the whirlwind.