Whether your ideal spring break involves joining the throngs of college students at the beach or squeezing in a spur-of-the-moment family getaway, chances are, you're ready for a recess. After all, it's been a mind-numbingly cold winter.
I remember bursting with excitement to get a break from boring homework, cranky teachers, chaotic classrooms and sticky cafeteria floors. Those were glorious days because I was a kid. Now that I'm an adult, spring break looks a whole lot different.
No plans for a family vacation this spring? No worries. Here are five strategies for surviving school-free days at home with the kids this Spring Break and having a fun, memorable time together without venturing far from home.
I miss the days when I could send them to camps to occupy their little minds and bodies all day. They've since aged out of camps and now they're home all day, vegging out on school breaks. What exactly does one do with big kids on spring break? Allow me to share my theories: