The average summer break in the United States lasts about two to three months. Most students complete the school year between late May and mid-June and begin the new year between early August and early September.
During those coveted summer months, kids get to relax, explore, and relish in the time spent out of the classroom. But for many parents, summertime means more stress and pressure than they feel during the actual school year.
Many parents will spend thousands of dollars in the effort to give their kids the best summer possible. Many of those are willing to do whatever it takes to get their kids off the couch and computer, whether that means taking them on trips to the water park, sending them off to summer camp, or dishing out money on outdoor adventures.
According to CNBC, “Nearly one in five parents say they plan on spending over $2,000 per child for summertime child-care services, and that includes summer camps, classes, as well as daily babysitters or nannies.”
It can take less than two weeks for parents to feel the stress and guilt associated with summer plans.
And now, according to a new study conducted by OnePoll in partnership with Groupon, it seems most parents want summer to end after just 13 days …
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