Between last month’s polar vortex and this month’s ongoing snow storm, many parents are feeling the stress of having their children home from school day in and day out. By now, kids are getting tired of playing in the snow because it’s no longer a novelty. Mom, Dad and the babysitter have run out of ideas to keep kids busy other than watching mind numbing TV or playing borderline inappropriate video games. It’s understandable. After hearing screaming kids for four straight days, Grand Theft Auto doesn’t sound so bad.
With kids missing so many days of school, when will they learn anything? What will happen to their brains with so many breaks from school?