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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School Wreath Tutorial

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Yesterday I showed you the crayon nametag I made for back-to-school night for Isaac’s teacher.  Well I didn’t want the nametag to sit in a desk drawer all year.  So I made a school wreath to display the nametag.  When a teacher wants to wear it she can just take it off the wreath.  While she isn’t wearing it she has a wreath to display in her classroom.

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Organizing Paper

Are any of you buried underneath a pile of papers?  I, for one, am the queen of paper piles.  I usually have one on the counter and one on the end table next to the couch.  If I was really unorganized I would also have one on the kitchen table. There were bills, school papers, {…Read More…}





5 Ways to Make Lunch Fun

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September is here, and so is the school bus!  Keeping kids fueled with nutritious food throughout the day is just one of the many ways to ensure their success at school.  While buying a school lunch is a great option for many children, some families choose to pack lunches at home.  Saving money, knowing what {…Read More…}