“Yay it’s summer! Mom I’m bored.”
9 Easy Tips for a Stimulating Summer
Ahhh summer… the freedom, the sunshine, the world of opportunity. The kids look forward to it all year.
Notice we said “the kids.”
Parents on the other hand, tend to be a little wary of the school-free season. While all parents love spending time with their children, summer means 3 whole months without the time consumption and mental stimulation that school provides. It means having to come up with activities for the kids yourself, which often translates to spending a lot more money. If both parents work, it can also mean having to find reliable child care and camps that aren’t exactly in the budget. So what’s a parent to do?