back to school

20 Things teachers don’t need to know about your kids

August 22, 2017

As moms are busy getting their kids ready for the school year, some might even make a list of all the things every teacher should […]

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9 Tips for an awesome school year

August 11, 2017

As much as I hate to think of summer ending, it’s time to think about the beginning of a new school year. To begin is […]

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Protect physical education: Active kids do better in school

April 3, 2017

This post reflects a compensated editorial partnership with Voices for Healthy Kids, a joint initiative of the American Heart Association and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. […]

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Back to school shopping: It’s OK to say “No” to your kids

August 11, 2016

I’m not trying to scare you, but if you really want to know how much your children are costing you each year, you can go to […]

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Back to school safety tips to keep your kids safe all year

August 24, 2015

As summer draws to a close, back-to-school season is in full effect. Safety should be a priority for every family as children return to classrooms […]

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5 Tips to prepare your child for back to school

August 4, 2015

As the first day of school approaches, parents and children alike begin to run the gamut of emotions: excitement, fear, anticipation, anxiety. For those who […]

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Smoothly transition back to school

September 1, 2014

Transitioning from the laid-back, flexible summer schedule to the intense school schedule can be tough for both you and your kids. Summer days have few […]

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Back to school, back to bullying?

September 23, 2013

As parents, we certainly hope that back to school doesn’t mean back to bullying! Unfortunately, being bullied at school is the reality for too many children. […]

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