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School is out. Take a deep breath. Now hold it till September. Okay, I am joking, but as the mother of two children, aged 9 and 14, I know exactly what those words --- "school's out" --- mean. There are now hours of the day to be scheduled, planned and filled with activities. At the same time, we are all happy to have time to "kick back" and not rush for the school bus, or oversee homework assignments. That said, we all brace ourselves for the two words we all loathe to hear --- "I'm bored."