{Back-to-School} 5 First Day Traditions

August 28, 2012 0

Whether your child is excited or nervous to be heading back to school this fall, special traditions can make it a little more fun to get back to the books! Take a special photo, make a summer scrapbook, celebrate a successful first day & more!

{Back-to-School} Let Them Eat Lunch!

August 22, 2012 0

Start the year off right by filling their lunchboxes with healthy food in fun containers this fall! Ditch the plastic sandwich bags and upgrade to reusable containers that your kids will love toting to school.

{Back-to-School} Backpack Roundup

August 19, 2012 1

Summer is drawing to a close, school is looming on the horizon, and the time has come to gather all the necessary supplies… pencils, notebooks, binders, glue sticks… the list goes on further than I’d like. It’s also time to pull out last year’s backpack and assess the need to upgrade to something bigger, or purchase that special first backpack for your preschooler. Check out our backpack roundup for some great options for your student this fall!

{Back-to-School} Back to Schedules

September 1, 2011 2

School mornings can get hectic at our house, especially if I need to spend time following the kids around, nagging reminding them to get dressed, brush their teeth, find their shoes and backpack, etc. I recently came across this Morning Routine Chart on How Does She, and thought Eureka! This is exactly what we need to help the kiddos be more independent! I made a few tweaks of my own, and came up with this Back to School Morning Checklist.

Back to the Sidelines: Taking Better Sports Shots!

August 31, 2011 0

As we are preparing for back to school, this inevitably means back to the sidelines too for us moms! Today Ladybug Photography shares 5 basic tips for taking better sports shots from the sidelines with your point and shot cameras:

{Back to School} Back to You!

August 26, 2011 0

Need a little “me” time after an entire summer with the kids? Check out this offer from SalonCapri on spa packages for parents throughout the month of September!
The kids aren’t thrilled about heading back to school after summer vacation, but a little parental alone time after a jam-packed season of family fun is worth celebrating! During the month of September, SalonCapri is offering moms and dads discounted pampering treatments as a reward for all those summer sleepovers, kids’ pool parties and T-ball games.