Holiday Vacation: 6 Ideas for Handling Missed School

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Between visiting both sets of grandparents, cooking feasts, sending a hundred Christmas cards, and attending a dozen holiday parties, the "most wonderful time of the year" can sometimes seem like a sprint to the finish. But keeping your kid caught up in school a top priority is worth the pay-off come January—a stress-free, prepared student.

Does traveling with kids have you dreading holiday plans? Check out these 8 tips for a smooth takeoff.