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Child Support and the Extraordinary Costs of Summer

In Child Support by Sarah Hink

The Battle Over Summer Camps Ask any parent what the most expensive time of year is. We can safely say that many will say that summer is the most expensive. That’s because the children, on a traditional school calendar, are out of school for three months, while there is no way our employer will give us three months off to take care of them. This means that parents must pay for three months of childcare in the form of summer camps and other childcare arrangements. Parents with children in year-round schools experience the same expenses, but spread out over the year. These camps can be incredibly expensive, which translates into increased conflict between separated parents as to whom shall pay for these camps. If parents cannot amicably agree to payment …