Baby &Kids · Back to School · Education

Create a Fun and Functional Homework Space For Your Child

No parent wants to fight the homework battle with their kids. Creating a space that will allow them to work as efficiently as possible is important. Homework is not something most kids look forward to but creating a fun and functional space with your child might make it more enjoyable for both of you. Let’s look… Continue reading Create a Fun and Functional Homework Space For Your Child

Baby &Kids · Back to School · Clothing & Accessories

No Fuss Back to School Looks for Girls

Having a girl to dress up can be a lot of fun. When they’re little, you might feel like a kid in a candy store with all of the choices there are for little girls’ outfits. As girls age, their clothing might become a bit less pink and sparkly, but are pretty all the same.… Continue reading No Fuss Back to School Looks for Girls

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Mom’s Back to School Sanity Savers

It’s back to school season, and moms everywhere are rejoicing. Not only do moms get a bit of their time back during the day, their homes might even stay a bit cleaner with the kids being back in school. It can take a few weeks to get back into the school day routine. It’s a… Continue reading Mom’s Back to School Sanity Savers

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Back-to-School Deals for Moms

You’ve done it. You’ve bought the colored pencils and clothes. You’ve packed the lunches. New kicks are on their feet and backpacks are slung over shoulders. You’ve loaded the little ones onto the bus. You can breathe now. You’ve earned some much deserved R&R for the next six hours while they’re away. Soon the school… Continue reading Back-to-School Deals for Moms

Baby &Kids · Back to School · Food & Beverage

Use Meal Planning to Ease the Stress of Hectic School Nights

Oh, how I love the long, warm days of summer when children can stay outside enjoying sunlight well into the early evening hours. With September just around the corner those lazy nights will soon give way to shorter days and more hectic schedules. Children need to complete their homework, chores need to be finished and… Continue reading Use Meal Planning to Ease the Stress of Hectic School Nights

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Five Simple Back to School Looks for Boys

Back to school shopping can be a lot of fun, whether you have boys or girls to shop for. A lot of parents think that it’s a little bit more fun to shop for girls, since they have a lot of fun looks and accessories, but with today’s fashion trends, shopping for boys can be… Continue reading Five Simple Back to School Looks for Boys

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Money-Saving Tips for Back to School Shopping

It is exciting to have our kids at home during the summer. You can’t wait to spend time with them, make those long-lasting memories and simply bond. That’s what family time and summer is about. When it is time to go back to school shopping, it is usually a bit chaotic, especially when you have… Continue reading Money-Saving Tips for Back to School Shopping

Baby &Kids · Back to School · Education

What Can You Buy to Help Your Child’s Teacher

Browsing the back to school supplies with my own child, I overheard a mom say, “This stuff is so cheap; I don’t know what teacher’s complain about.” $100 for a school supplies is a lot of money and it will cost at least that to get the classroom ready. Between extra crayons/markers/erasers/pencils/sharpeners and classroom decor,… Continue reading What Can You Buy to Help Your Child’s Teacher

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How to Create a Homework Station for Back to School Success

Heading back to school takes a lot of preparation.  Not only do you need to gather supplies for the backpack, but you also have to get ready at home, too.  Making lunches, laying out the perfect outfit, and keeping up with homework are just some of the added chores when school is back in session. Convincing the… Continue reading How to Create a Homework Station for Back to School Success

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How to Help Your Child Ease Into the New School Year

If your child has not yet gone back to school, they’ll be starting in just a few week’s time. While some kids are excited to be moving up to the next grade, others just wish that they could be on summer vacation forever. Though many parents have been there themselves at some point, having to… Continue reading How to Help Your Child Ease Into the New School Year

Baby &Kids · Back to School · Education

Five Things Your Child’s Teacher Wants You to Know

1. Teach your child to self-advocate. This will look different at different stages of your child’s education. By the time she or he gets to high school, the child is expected to ask for help when he needs it, go over his grades when he has a question, and check on his own progress. Communicating… Continue reading Five Things Your Child’s Teacher Wants You to Know

Baby &Kids · Back to School

Recess Gear All Kids Need this School Year

If you ask a child what their favorite part of school is, odds are good the answer will be “Recess!” All kids love recess! I would also guess that many teachers love recess as well, because it’s the chance to relax for a few minutes, get outside, enjoy the fresh air, and watch the kids… Continue reading Recess Gear All Kids Need this School Year

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4 Ways to Prepare Your Children for Their School Schedule

There is a lot to do before your children start their new school year. Getting kids back into their normal school routine is a bit tricky. These four tips will help you get your kids ready for their first day back to school. Start Bedtime Routines Earlier Your children have likely been on their own… Continue reading 4 Ways to Prepare Your Children for Their School Schedule

Back to School · Finance & Insurance

How to Keep Your Teen’s Back-to-School Budget in Check

Feel like your teenager is making all the major decisions around your back-to-school budget? You’re not alone. Perhaps contributing to this new trend is the old fact that peer pressure and branding have palpable effects on the everyday life of children in this age range combined with the new fact that fast-moving technology is increasingly… Continue reading How to Keep Your Teen’s Back-to-School Budget in Check

Back to School · Office Supplies

Become an Organizational Genius with Moleskine Planners

Imagine if you went back to school this fall with all the wisdom and genius of famous writers like Mark Twain, Oscar Wilde, and Vincent Van Gogh… Wouldn’t that make life a little easier? Well, I can guarantee you the knowledge, but what I can give you is the key to locking in those brilliant thoughts the… Continue reading Become an Organizational Genius with Moleskine Planners

Baby &Kids · Back to School · Clothing & Accessories

Head Back to School with Personalized Lunch Boxes

Do you remember your first back to school lunch box? Did you pick it out yourself or did your parents choose it for you? Was it decorated in your favorite colors or did it contain one of your favorite television or cartoon characters? As a kindergartener in the early 1980s I chose a metal lunchbox… Continue reading Head Back to School with Personalized Lunch Boxes