back to school

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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    Better or worse: Has education improved with time?

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    Ever wondered what effect technology is having on our kids? What about education in general — is it improving over time or are we...
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    Does your college student need renters insurance?

    Most parents think about the physical safety of (and how much they'll miss) their kids when they go off to college... but what about...
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    DIY lunch boxes and bags for kids

    Want to get your kids excited about going back to school? Instead of bribery, engage them in a fun DIY craft! These back-to-school...
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    Good study habits

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    As the school year revs up again, parents have the difficult task of helping kids transition from summer mode to school mode. Check...
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    Help kids become self-learners

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    How can we develop our children into inquisitive, self-reliant and confident learners? Dr. Rachelle Theise, licensed clinical...
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    12 Elementary school backpacks

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    Elementary school–age boys and girls have one favorite school-related activity: picking out their backpacks for the year! Whether...
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    The Ultimate Back-to-School Binder

    Is there anything more hectic than preparing for back-to-school with little ones at home? You work year round to keep your household...
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    Making a comeback: Retro back-to-school clothes

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    If the clothing racks for teens and tweens seem like a blast from the past, it's not just your imagination. The fashions you love...