In case you hadn’t noticed, a few parts of Canada have been inundated with crappy summer weather. Here in Toronto, pretty much any probability of precipitation in the forecast means it is totally going to rain. It’s not the end of the world, of course. I’ve heard from several friends who said they don’t mind this weather at all. Of course, these friends don’t have kids, so they don’t understand the pain a parent feels when their kids are cooped up inside for days on end. The pain of having a headache from all the yelling and fighting happening between the kids.
So what’s a parent to do? And, more importantly, what’s a parent without a lot of spare cash for expensive day trips to do? Check out these ideas:
There may be plenty of better lists out there for rainy day activities, but I’m guessing none of them are as honest as this one. And sometimes, honesty is the best policy.
*Please note that many of these suggestions are made in jest. Obviously you don’t want to break out the secret stash of ice cream around your kids, because they’ll just want some of it.