How to enjoy the rest of the summer without breaking the bank

 Posted on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 10:42 am

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It’s that time of year again when not only is the regular school session out for the summer, but summer school is done as well.

While that is usually music to a child’s ears, it can be a source of stress for parents and caregivers who are faced with the prospect of keeping their children entertained for the remainder of the summer.

Added to that is the fact that we are living in a time when a dollar doesn’t go quite as far as it used to.

The question then is not only what to do with your kids now that you have them 24/7, but how to keep them active and engaged without having to take out a second mortgage on the house.

In addition, most parents don’t just want their children to be kept busy, they want them involved in activities that are safe, fun, educational and contribute to their overall development.

That might sound like a pretty tall order to fill.

The truth, however, is that those types of activities are often not too far from your own front door.
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