When the mercury dipped into the single digits last week, I broached with my husband a topic no self-respecting Tiger Mother would ever contemplate: Could we lift our first-grader from school for two days and take a long weekend getaway in the sun?
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"Off peak" are two of my favorite words. We spent an overnight during MLK Day weekend in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Yes, the famed amusement park was closed for the winter, but we're not really roller-coaster people. We got a deal at the Hershey Lodge that included tickets to three different museums and free breakfast (which our carb-addicted kids maximized). Three times, we rode the silly ride at ChocolateRead More »from Should your kids miss school for vacation?