Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Monday, February 15, 2010

Are We Having Fun Yet?

The winter weather in DC has created plenty of family fun time:

From the Wall Street Journal:  

WASHINGTON—The most powerful people in Washington, D.C., this week were demanding another juice box and a Sesame Street video.

The one-two snow punch that crippled the nation's capital did more than bring the federal government to a halt: It brought hundreds of hard-charging, workaholic parents to their knees, imprisoning them inside their homes with eager children and a dwindling list of activities to keep them entertained.

Across the Washington, D.C. area, parents were grasping for ways to fill the days as two powerful snowstorms cancelled schools, closed day-care centers and shuttered many businesses. On Thursday—day seven for some parents with a three-day weekend ahead and more snow in the offing—nerves were beginning to fray.

"I am about ready to eat my children," said one mom...

Read the rest here.


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