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How to survive summer family visits

Jul 10, 2019 - South Florida Sun-Sentinel

There is excitement in the air. A summer school break "up north" means the vacationing kids and grandkids are heading south to descend upon the old folks for a week of fun and family togetherness.

A quick look at the check-out lines at Publix and you can tell that along with the fat-free cottage cheese and bottles of prune juice, the shopping carts overflow with Doritos, chicken nuggets (in the shape of dinosaurs) and plenty of juice boxes guaranteed to spill all over the new white carpeti...