May 8, 2018

Summer Plans

It takes a lot of juggling to schedule 10 weeks of summer freedom- not to mention cash. America spends about $18 billion dollars on “summer enrichment” every year. Here’s how to keep your kids the right amount of occupied without breaking the bank.


Anyone else feeling the stress of the summer countdown? It takes a lot of juggling to schedule ten weeks of summer freedom for our kids, and it’s not cheap, either.

 As a nation we spend about $18 billion on camps and other summer enrichments for our kids every year. That’s nuts. But left to their own devices, our kids will be on their devices. So what’s a parent to do? 

In this episode we discuss 

 

ways to keep your kids occupied this summer without spending a lot of money

how to find the right balance of structure and laziness

how to create screen-free environments in a world where there aren’t many

 

Here’s where we come out: Plan something. Not too much. Mostly fun. 

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