No, that comes later.
Amy is a wife, mother, and child development writer. When she's not keeping up with two little boys, she writes about research-based parenting information at ThoughtfulParent.com. She focuses on translating academic child development information into parent-friendly articles.
So much for making connections.
The benefits of boredom for kids (and adults, for that matter) are numerous: creativity, emotional attunement, and overall mental health.