back to school

  1. School Age Kids

    Are first day of school gifts the norm?

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    The first day of school is around the corner. You've planned the outfits, stocked up on supplies and readied the backpacks, but have...
  2. College

    Safety tips for college students

    If you're going off to college or have a kid who is, there are a few precautions you should know now since Mom and Dad aren't there...
  3. School Fashion

    Is it OK to do all of your teen son's back-to-school shopping?

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    Solo shopping is a treat for most moms, but do your kids weigh in on their back-to-school wardrobe or not?
  4. Parenting Tips & Advice

    Picking the right school shoes for your kid

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    You have bought the new backpack, school supplies and lunch box — and now it is time to tackle back-to-school shoe shopping! Let us...
  5. School Fashion

    Best time of year to buy school clothes

    Back-to-school time is upon us, and so is back-to-school clothing shopping. Waiting until the last minute can be both costly and...
  6. School Fashion

    Reasons why it's OK to splurge on back-to-school shopping

    While many women may be looking to save big on back-to-school shopping this year, there are certain must-haves that are definitely...
  7. School Fashion

    How to keep your cool for back to school

    Back to school is by far one of the most stressful times of the year for both parents and kids. Whether you’re shopping for yourself...
  8. School Fashion

    Explaining school uniforms to kids

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    School uniforms are becoming more and more popular but are often met with resistance by our children. If your school is making the...
  9. School Fashion

    Tips for staying upbeat for back-to-school shopping

    As exciting as back-to-school shopping is, it can be easy to get discouraged after so many hours in the dressing room. Peep these...
  10. School Fashion

    Best prices on uniform fashions

    As the school year is approaching, we're sure there are still quite a few to-dos to be checked off the list for your kiddos. Helping...
  11. School Fashion

    Best back-to-school shoes under $50

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    Going back to school can be either exciting or terrifying for some kids. Fear not! With these 10 pairs of pumped-up kicks, your kid...
  12. School Fashion

    Best school shoes for boys under $50

    It's time to start preparing for the back-to-school frenzy of the fall. Make sure your boys take their steps in style with our top...
  13. Family Travel

    Last-minute back-to-school vacation ideas

    The kids start school in a few weeks, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t time for one last vacation! Check out our ideas for one last...
  14. School & Education

    Teachers weigh in: What kindergarten kids should know

    Ever wonder how you could best prepare your little one for kindergarten? We asked teachers to share specifically what...
  15. School Tips for Moms

    Time-management tips for sending the kids back to school

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    Sending the kids back to school can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be! Here, we’re sharing tips on making the transition...
  16. School Supplies

    DIY paper bag schoolbook covers

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    Many schools require kids to use book covers to protect their textbooks during the school year. If your child hates the lame covers...
  17. School Supplies

    Cute DIY holders for pencils and pens

    Want to give your kid's teacher a back-to-school gift they'll actually use? Skip the apples and cookies, and instead, make them a...
  18. Crafts

    4 Homemade book covers for kids

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    Covering your textbooks is practically a requirement for the first day of school. This year, protect those books with something more...
  19. Children's School & Education

    Vintage school supplies your kids will love

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    Shopping for school supplies can be a lot of fun for you and your kids! Add to the fun and look for the kinds of supplies you used...
  20. Wine & Cocktail Recipes

    4 School-inspired sips for moms

    Back to school isn't just stressful for the kids, it's stressful for the parents too! From buying supplies and reorganizing...