Practically two free months available to a college student in the middle of the year can be both a blessing and a curse. It is challenging to research the options and ultimately take advantage of them, but I know now that it is well worth it.
Even though winter break bucket lists don't exist like they do for the summer break, there are definitely ways to make these three week memorable and productive. Here are five ways to spend your winter break! (Maybe you'll even come away with a "winter break story!")
If you are like me and getting panic attacks at the thought of being alone ALL DAY with the kids for this long, just know that you are not alone. I've devised a survival list for all my mommy and daddy soldiers, braving their way through this carnage called Christmas/Winter break.
When it's cold and dark outside and the kids need something to do, try one of our favorite winter break movies. Rally the whole family for a family movie night. Add a hot beverage and a few blankets to the mix and you'll never want to leave your couch!
For those who attend a school with an interim program, January means returning to school. Those of you who are still at home, basking in the laziness of a longer hiatus, may be wondering what exactly a J-Term entails.
Though the end of the semester approaches, one sizable Scrooge blocks the way: finals. And no matter how much hot cocoa you drink or how many times you skip studying to watch Elf, these tests will not be holiday-cheered away.