The hours spent practicing the piano as a child can help the decade of the brain properly then.
This is a very general question where parents are often confused, whether the decision of Boarding School is the right choice for their child. It's better if we first understand the types of boarding schools.
We enjoy watching sports in college as pure entertainment. Also we want our child to be a good sportsman along with a very good in academic. In India, slowly the culture is coming where parents are giving the importance to the sports, which was lacking in the past. There was a mindset to have the child owning the academic excellence, even if he is zero in the sports but going by the opportunities, fitness factors etc parents have realized that sport is a part of academics.
An article by Alina Tugend. In an effort to give their kids everything, families are depleting financial resources and emotional energy. Is it a case, not offering every possible opportunity considered to be a bad parenting.