Get out those class supply lists and get ready to save money this week with the NW Roundup of Back -to-School-deals for August 8th -14th- thanks to Thrifty Northwest Mom NW Roundup of Back-to-School Deals – August 8th – 14th As I mentioned last week, I’ve teamed up with a number of local Northwest bloggers […]
Notebooks, Post-it notes, pens, pads – it’s that time of the year again. Waiting around for those crazy, last-minute, 10-notebooks-for-a-dime specials could slash your spending, but there’s lots more you can do to save big. ShopSmart magazine shares their list of nine tips to make the most of back-to-school sales this August:Save While Shopping for […]
Meet and Greet – Before the school year begins take time to meet your child’s new school teacher. If your school hosts a meet the teacher day do your best to attend this will ease your child’s back to school gitters giving him a clear picture of who their teacher is , where their new […]
Create a yummy after school snack with one of these fun recipesPlain Brown Popper – Homemade Microwave Popcornfrom Alton Brown and the Food Network 1/4 cup good quality popcorn2 teaspoons olive oil1/4 teaspoon kosher salt or popcorn saltPaper lunch bagStaplerDirections Toss the popcorn with the olive oil, salt, and jalapeno seasoning mix in the paper […]
Take photos of your kids artwork and then create a keepsake digital photo book.
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Early to bed, early to rise – Yes, time to begin getting your kids back to bed earlier so when School begins they are already on an early to bed schedule. Begin one or two weeks prior to school beginning by putting them to bed 5 to 10 minutes earlier each night until you have […]
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