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“We’ve come to believe that it’s our job to make sure our kids aren’t bored,” says Amy McCready. “During the summer, that leads to a nonstop lineup of these Pinterest-perfect activities, but it just leaves everybody feeling exhausted and it doesn’t give our kids the downtime they need for their development.” Hector Casanova MCT
“We’ve come to believe that it’s our job to make sure our kids aren’t bored,” says Amy McCready. “During the summer, that leads to a nonstop lineup of these Pinterest-perfect activities, but it just leaves everybody feeling exhausted and it doesn’t give our kids the downtime they need for their development.” Hector Casanova MCT

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