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.

MR

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