Back to School Apple Mason Jar

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My kids officially have one week of school under their belts as of tomorrow.  I love the summer with my kids so much.  I love throwing our regimen and schedule out the window and staying up late, eating extra treats and enjoying the outdoors. But right around August 1st my internal clock kicks in and {…Read More…}





5 Ways to Make a Homework Station

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A friend told me that one school year, the first homework assignment given to one of her children was to create a “homework station.” The teacher sent home a list of requirements, and required the children to make a poster with pictures of the homework station they created and write a report about it! While that may be a little over the top, the concept of a homework station is a good one. I found a wide range of ways that creative do-it-yourselfers have incorporated this idea into their family homes. Check out these 5 Ways to Make a Homework Station.

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5 Ways to Get Your House Ready for School

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I know that a few of you have already started your school year, and many of the rest of you are anticipating it in the coming weeks. It’s true, when it comes to keeping track of carpools, lunch menus, field trip forms, homework, backpacks, and shoes…..things can get overwhelming! Making sure your house is organized in a way that contributes to helping everyone being able to get ready independently is a huge step towards eliminating some of the stress of the morning rush. I hope these 5 Ways to Get Your House Ready for School will give you some ideas that will help your family during the upcoming school year.

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Crayon Name Tag

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I had made Isaac’s teacher a crayon nametag for back-to-school night.  She was stylin’ while the rest of the teachers had plain white lanyards with their nametags on it.  These are really simple to make and a cute way to show your name if you are a teacher.  Take advantage of those cheap crayon deals and make a few nametags for your kid’s teachers.

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