Center for Pediatric Benefits To After School Activities

Kids Health The Newsletter About Taking Care Of The Ones That Matter Most

Spring, 2018

“Keep Your Child Occupied After School Lets Out!” BENEFITS TO AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

In an ideal world, the school day would correspond precisely with the business world, and no parent would be stuck looking for transportation or childcare before and after school to fill the gap between the dismissal bell and the end of the work day. However, this is not the reality—a harsh truth that many parents don’t realize until they are faced with a huge predicament in the safety and well-being of their child, let alone the financial stability of their family. Too many business professionals have had to make the tough choice of bringing one parent out of the workforce, at least part-time, to accommodate the school schedule and to properly care for the kids. The idea is that in order to keep kids safe and to guarantee a promising future, having a parent at home after school is a must.

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