back to school

  1. Children's Health

    Help your kids have their healthiest school year yet

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    There’s enough stress and rushing around involved with back to school that keeping kids active and healthy often takes a back seat...
  2. Clothes for kids

    Green back-to-school shopping tips

    Go green just in time for back to school. Shop for green school supplies and clothes with your children and use it as an opportunity...
  3. School & Education

    Creating a homework nook

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    Now that school is in full swing, the homework is coming home regularly and en masse. As your kids get into the grind, here's how to...
  4. School & Education

    Backpacks for every age

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    Whether your children are just starting preschool or heading off to college, you can find the perfect backpacks suited to their...
  5. Living

    How to make sending your child to college easier

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    It’s that time of year again… sending a student off to college for the first time isn’t easy. With so many things to consider, it's...
  6. School & Education

    Making the first day of school special

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    Whether your child is starting kindergarten or college, it's an exciting time for the whole family. Put in a little extra time, care...
  7. Family Fun

    Top iPhone apps: Apps for back-to-school time

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    Kick the school year off right with these iPhone apps including photo apps, learning apps and health apps just for kids and their...
  8. Family Fun

    Back-to-school crafts for kids

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    These fun crafts for kids are practical items for back-to-school time and some even make great teacher gifts. Personalize your...
  9. Children's Health

    10 Tips to ease back to school anxiety

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    Did you know that anxiety issues are the most common mental health disorders in children? There are an estimated 18 million children...
  10. School & Education

    Schoolbags for kids

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    It's back-to-school time already! This school year, when you buy your child a backpack, a backpack-full of school supplies can be...
  11. How-Tos

    How to have a successful first day of college

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    The first day of college is a momentous occasion! What you do at the start of the semester sets the tone for the rest of the year....
  12. K-12

    Pack an inspired lunch box

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    Back to school means back to brown bag lunches. Don't start the year off with tired old peanut butter and jelly or plain old ham and...
  13. Tips & Advice

    Back-to-school blues: Mom edition

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    Forget the kids, they couldn't be more excited. Your daughter has the same home room as her BFF and your son got the coolest...
  14. Tips & Advice

    Back-to-school: How to deal with mom cliques

    You’re not the only one intimidated by mom cliques in the schoolyard. Discover tips for breaking into mom groups at the...
  15. Parenting

    Tutoring and test prep: What parents of teens need to know

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    Back-to-school time is already here, and for high school students, that means more than just returning to campus.
  16. K-12

    Create a memory box for the upcoming school year

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    Create a memory box to organize your child's school work and art projects and to save as your child grows. With a memory box you’ll...
  17. School & Education

    Why your kids should use a bento lunchbox this year

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    Bento lunch boxes are showing up everywhere from Pinterest to your favorite mommy blogs, but are you still confused as to why bento...
  18. Crafts

    DIY lunch chart

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    Whether you are ready or not, it's officially back-to-school time! As if trying to get your kids out of bed and dressed isn't hard...
  19. Toddler & Preschoolers

    When Big Sister goes to school

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    When it's time for your older child to go back to school, your toddler or preschooler may go through separation anxiety. Here are a...
  20. Cooking & Entertaining

    College cooking: Skills and tools every student should have

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    Send your recent grad off to college with a little kitchen know-how. These basic skills and a few of the right tools will go a long...