Don’t ask me how I managed to forget about spring break. I must have blocked it out, like a bad memory or tragic event. Once again, I was without a plan, without a list of camps on speed-dial and without a clue as to what to do with the kids for a week.
Same boat? Don’t fret — you are now covered with some real-life solutions, as laid out below. All of them are for real people (read: those who are broke and work full time).
“Visit that senior citizen often and nurture the relationship. It will teach your kids about giving as well as receiving nurturing. Simultaneously, your children will likely have priceless opportunities to learn about history from people who observed it firsthand.” Similarly themed ideas include signing up the family to help volunteer for a charity in your town or setting up a backyard/neighborhood co-op garden.