When school is cancelled, what do you do with your kids?

@Paula1966 (1102)
United States
December 12, 2008 6:40am CST
School is cancelled here today because of icy weather. Here in the southen US, we don't handle this type of thing too well. :) My son is ecstatic, of course. I'm fortunate because he is old enough to stay by himself. If he weren't, my husband is not employed and my mother-in-law lives next door, so I wouldn't have problems having someone watch him while I go to work. Not everyone is this fortunate. Do you have to take off work to stay with your kids when school is cancelled, or do you have innovative alternate arrangements?
1 response
@kellys3ps (3728)
• United States
12 Dec 08
I am a substitute teacher, so if school is canceled for them, it is also canceled for me - so I can stay home with them.
@Paula1966 (1102)
• United States
13 Dec 08
It's great you have something that works out well for your family in terms of scheduling! :)