Make your laundry sock sorting time easier this School year by purchasing each child their own brand/style/color of socks. This will help you to identify which socks belong to which child and make for quick sock matching.
Many parents of high school students are unaware of how to best prepare their children to get into college. Building in time for preparation for college entrance exams such as the SAT or ACT is a critical part of working to ensure your child is accepted into the college of their choice.It is important for […]
Create and organize a homework center. Purchase extra supplies needed for your homework center now while they are on sale. Homework center supply list: -Pencils-Erasers-Scissors-Scotch tape-Index cards-Colored pencils-Colored Markers-Crayons-Note book paper-Spiral notebooks-Ruler-Glue Sticks-Package of assorted colors of construction paper-Calculator-Stapler-Report folders
It’s time to create and organize my kids homew0rk station for the coming School year. The past few months we have been remodeling our bonus room and have included a new homework station for our kids. They are excited to have their own space and are ready to begin stocking it with their supplies. Motivate […]
Hire Sitters early: Once you begin getting dates for upcoming fall events you will need to attend kidless ( back to school nights etc.) pick up the phone and schedule your sitters remember many other parents will be looking for sitters for the same nights.
Save Tax Dollars on this years Back To School shopping by taking advantage of “Tax-Free Holiday weekend’s” most occur in Aug and Sept. Great time to save on school clothes and more. Click here to see if your state is participating
By Susan Fox, 24/7Moms Family Living Editor Some families set a budget for school clothes and this is a very good idea. This is something we have always done. But there is so much more to back to school shopping than that. What to buy??? If you were simply to enter a mall and start […]
Family Quiet Hour: Begin a Family quiet hour each night where you read, play a game, connect with your kids and NO TV or electronics allowed. When school begins use this as the homework hour or reading time for your family or individual reading time
Source: Reading is Fundamental, www.RIF.org Research shows that parental involvement in developing their children’s love of literature is critical to raising lifelong readers. As family schedules are reorganized to begin the school year, now is a great time for kids and parents to be sure they incorporate reading into their daily routines. Below are some […]
Today we begin our 2 weeks of Back To School giveaways, ideas, resources and fun . Stop by daily for great posts to help you as you kick off a new school year with your kids. – Daily Giveaways– Daily Tips– Back To School Deals– School resources for Parents– and MORE And Don’t forget the […]