Parents say snow days, delays cause scheduling headaches

Parents say snow days, delays cause scheduling headaches

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LOCAL DAY CARE IS TO FIGURE OUT HOW MANY EXTRA KIDS WILL BE COMING IN FOR THE DAY. AT SKIDADDLES DAY CARE IN FLORENCE AND MASON, PARENTS ARE TRYING TO FIGURE OUT THE POSSIBLE NEED OF LAST-MINUTE CHILD CARE IN CASE OF SNOW.>>IT CAN BE CHALLENGING. I DO WORK FULL-TIME, AND I’M A SINGLE PARENT ACTUALLY, SO IF I DON’T HAVE SOMEWHERE FOR MY DAUGHTER TO GO, THAT WOULD KEEP ME FROM GOING TO WORK. EMILY: CORY TILBROOK SAYS THE HARDEST PART IS WAITING ON THE WEATHER AND THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO MAKE A DECISION.>>IT’S DIFFICULT TO THINK ABOUT WHETHER THERE WILL BE DELAYS OR CLOSINGS AND WHETHER I’LL BE ABLE TO MAKE IT TO WORK ON TIME. EMILY: SKIDADDLES OWNER TIFFANY SAMS SAYS BOTH OF HER LOCATIONS HAVE BEEN GETTING DOZENS OF CALLS FROM PARENTS ASKING QUESTIONS ABOUT AN UNSCHEDULED DROP-OFF.>>WE HAVE AN EXTRA 15 TO 20 KIDS ALWAYS ON A SNOW DAY JUST BECAUSE THERE’S ALL THAT NEED FOR PARENTS TO HAVE SOME PLACE TO TAKE THEIR KIDS. EMILY: SUSAN BALSLEY IS ALSO A WORKING MOTHER. SHE SAYS IT’S A TOUGH CALL FOR THE ADMINISTRATION TO MAKE, BUT THE SOONER SHE KNOWS, THE BETTER.>>IN SOME WAYS, IT IS ALMOST EASIER IF THEY WOULD JUST CANCEL. OF COURSE, YOU DON’T WANT TO

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