If work obligations or budgetary concerns mean you're staying put over spring break, divide and conquer with the help of your spouse and friends. "What my working mom friends and I do is all agree to take one day off," she explains. "On that day, we take each other's kids. So I'll say, 'I'll take Friday and I'll take your three boys to laser tag.' It's fun for your kids because they get to have a special day with their buddies."
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