Snow Day Tips: How To Manage Your Children and Yourself on Snow Days


Leesburg Today, 01-23-2014 By: Dr. Michael Oberschneider As a child, the excitement of a snow day or two can bring great joy and the memories that follow can be magical and lifelong.  For parents, however, snow days can be very stressful.  We in Northern Virginia have had several snow days this winter, and we’ve just been handed another two in Loudoun County.  And while the children and teens in my practice are thrilled, many parents I see are complaining about the extended time and lack of structure which have led to arguments, increased sibling rivalry and behavioral problems in the home.  [...]