Sat.Sep 16, 2023

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5 Reasons the “18 Summers” Trend Is Harmful to Working Parents


As the last blazing hot days of summer come to an end and the kids settle in for another school year, working moms (and all parents, really) are bombarded with the message, “Soak up these days! You only have 18 summers with your kids. Savor the moment.” The concept originated (arguably) with Jim and Jamie Sheils , author and parents of five kids, who wrote The Family Board Meeting and are also real estate investors.