For many Americans, the arrival of summer means family vacation. But amid a sluggish economy and record unemployment, for some, spending a lot of money to get away is not an option.
Consequently, some families are resorting to what's being called a "staycation" - or vacationing at home.
To address this need, Bethesda, Md. mom and entrepreneur Jamie Ratner recently launched "certifikid," a website which finds and advertises discounts for families with young children.
For tips on how to find good deals on fun family activities this summer, click play for Ratner's comments.
*Originally broadcast on June 25, 2010.