back to school

  1. Family Fun

    Pack a better lunch for your kids

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    It's not as easy as you think to pack a great school lunch all year long. These ideas for packing healthy, nutritious lunches (and...
  2. Children's Health

    15 Highs and lows of back to school

    Sending the kids back to school after the break means big changes in the daily routine — for better and for worse.
  3. Children's School & Education

    School's back in... and I miss my kids!

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    No matter how much we complain about not being able to get anything done when they're home on summer vacation, and no matter how...
  4. Sewing and needlecrafts

    Make an amigurumi school bus

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    Get your little ones in the back-to-school spirit with this cute bus. Check out these step-by-step instructions on how to make your...
  5. School & Education

    Top 10 majors for 2013

    So, you're off to college! Of course, now you have some questions to answer. If you're not sure what degree plan to choose, we've...
  6. School Age Kids

    8 Adorable back-to-school shirts from Etsy

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    Before you send your little learner to the school yard, check out our Etsy roundup of the cutest and coolest tops for campus! From...
  7. Fashion for Moms

    Mama Loves Style: A back-to-school outfit for moms

    Just because I'm not in school anymore doesn't mean I can't pick out the perfect first day of school-inspired outfit.
  8. School Age Kids

    Encourage your child’s creative writing

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    With homework and busy schedules, how do you make time for writing practice? To truly encourage your kid's creative writing, avoid...
  9. Children's School & Education

    Saving money after school starts

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    It's that time again. If your kids have not already gone back to school, they should be starting soon. You have probably already...
  10. Parenting Humor

    Why I love (not) back-to-school time

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    It’s back-to-school time! I love this time of year, but not for the reasons you might expect. The truth is, we homeschool. There is...
  11. Children's School & Education

    5 Tips to get your teen ready for school

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    Summer is like a rubber band.Your teen wants to stretch it out as far as possible — for you, it’s about to snap. No matter how much...
  12. Gluten Free Recipes

    Healthy gluten-free breakfast cookies

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    What kid wouldn't like a cookie for breakfast? These oatmeal and pear breakfast cookies are loaded with protein and fiber. I won't...
  13. Crafts

    Back-to-school teacher gift ideas: Personalized clip board

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    If you are planning a back-to-school gift for your child's teacher, this DIY clipboard project is something she can use all year long!
  14. Children's School & Education

    9 Back-to-school resolutions for parents

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    January isn't the only time of year people make resolutions. Right now, many parents are resolving to get organized and make big...
  15. Kitchen & Cooking Tips

    13 Tips for perfecting your lunchbox

    Are your kiddos sick of soggy sammies for lunch? Are they trading the healthy (but boring) foods you send them for sugary processed...
  16. Crafts

    Back-to-school teacher gift ideas: School supply bouquet

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    With larger classroom sizes and reduced budgets, even basic school supplies always seem to be running low. Give your child's...
  17. Crafts

    Back-to-school teacher gift ideas: DIY chalkboard pot

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    Think beyond the ordinary with this cool back-to-school teacher gift idea that will brighten up the classroom all year long!
  18. Crafts

    Back-to-school apple crafts

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    Welcome fall with some back-to-school apple crafts that are just as sweet as they are easy for kids to make! From candy holder apple...
  19. Activities for Kids

    Soleil Moon Frye talks Punky , motherhood and back-to-school fashions

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    Soleil Moon Frye is all grown up and raising her own two little Punky Brewsters! The actress and mom chatted with us about growing...
  20. School Age Kids

    Your child’s first time riding the bus

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    Don’t get nervous about your child’s first time riding the bus. Try these tips to overcome your nerves and teach your child how to...