Mariah Boone of LoneStarMa has a pertinent article in We the People News about The Children of Summer:
...Summers are sweet when you’re a teacher and a parent because you finally get to try to make up to your children all that time that you spent grading and planning and going to other kids’ extracurricular activities when they really wanted you at theirs....
For far too many other parents, however, summers are a special kind of nightmare. Working parents of school-aged kids who do not have handily unemployed and loving relatives nearby do not have many attractive options for keeping their kids cared for in the summer.
For the whole article, please visit this page.