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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

So ends another summer scramble to keep kids busy

Aime Mitchell, who works outside the home, schedules summer activities for her two children, Cate, 7 (right), and Carson, 3. Like many women, the job of summer planning falls to her. “My husband is super involved with the kids, but women are the social planners,’’ she says. Mitchell also relies on Alma Medrano, the family’s nanny (far left), for care.