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Organization: How To Create a Portable Homework Station

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Organization—Back to school...it's that time of year. Many of you have already started, which means most likely your kids have brought home homework. Parents dread homework as much as the kids. This portable homework station will help keep peace in the family. Back to school is not my…

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5 Tips for Frugal Back to School Shopping

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Whether your child is starting first grade or heading off to college, back-to-school time can wreak havoc on your wallet. Here are a few simple tips that I've used to help keep us on track as a new school year begins. 5 Tips For Back to School Shopping

Plan/Take inventory

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Decorating Brown Bags – Custom Lunch Looks any Mom Can Make!

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Even if you only have a few extra minutes in the morning, you can create fun lunches for your child by decorating their brown paper bags with custom designs. You don't need a pantry filled with miniature cookie cutters or gourmet bento boxes. With a sharpie, glue stick, and…

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Simplifying Morning and Evening Routines

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Are you struggling with a morning routine and feeling hectic and out of control? These tips for a smooth morning will keep your family on track! I've been there! My oldest daughter started high school on Monday. I remember so clearly her first week of kindergarten. I think I made…

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Education: Ways To Prepare Your Child For School

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School can be a very hard time for children. After spending a long summer with family and friends, the transition back to school can be tough. Going to a new school or starting a new schedule can make your child hesitant. Prepping your child for the school year is a…

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Organizing Children’s Homework Stations

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Now that school is beginning again it's time to think about homework and how to organize homework stations in your home. As the kids head back to school it is important that they have a designated space at home to do their homework. Whether it be a quiet spot in…

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