back to school

  1. School & Education

    5 Ways to beat the back to school rush

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    We're heading into the last few weeks of summer. The start of the school year looms just ahead. But before you send the kinds on the...
  2. School & Education

    12 must-do rules for back to school

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    Some parents wait to the last minute to get everything in order for the new school year, but it doesn't have to be that way! Here...
  3. Bargains, Savings & Shopping Tips

    3 Ways to save money on school supplies

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    Going back to school is getting harder on parent's wallets. With cash-strapped school districts, families are forced to bear more...
  4. Tips & Advice

    Monday Mom challenge: Prepare now for the coming school year

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    Ah, the lazy days of summer. Lounging by the pool, soaking up the sun -- and definitely not worrying about schedules, homework and...
  5. K-12

    Tips for adjusting kids routine for school

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    You've got the school supplies, you've been carefully talking up the start of school and acknowledging the mixed emotions that come...
  6. Tips & Advice

    Create a summer playlist with your kids

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    No matter what the music charts say (or the promoters try to promote), each summer has its own feeling, its own personality, its own...
  7. School & Education

    Back-to-school dinners the family will love

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    When school is back in session, things get hectic, however that doesn't mean your family should stop eating dinner together. Studies...
  8. School & Education

    How to create a weekly school lunch menu

    It's estimated that only one percent of all school-age children have eating patterns that meet the dietary recommendations of the...
  9. School & Education

    Back to school food dos and don’ts

    Back-to-school time is just around the corner. Many children don't get proper nutrition when eating lunch at school. Teach your...
  10. Children's Health

    5 Ways to boost your child’s immune system for back to school

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    Despite the relief some quiet time in the house can provide once we (finally!) get the kids back to school, many of us worry about...
  11. Cooking & Entertaining

    5 Food safety myths debunked

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    Back-to-school season means we’re back in the kitchen, too, packing up lunches and getting dinner on the table. It’s also the...
  12. Healthy Recipes

    Healthy snacks and lunches for kids

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    As part of a healthy diet, your child should eat 3 main meals and 2 to 3 snacks a day. Snacks are an important part of daily food...
  13. Cooking & Entertaining

    Lunch box survival & recipes

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    It can be a big challenge for parents to create lunches that are reasonably healthy and tasty. The more you involve your children in...
  14. Fashion & Style

    10 School-inspired styles for adults

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    Who didn't love back to school shopping? We were huge fans of pre-September sprees with parents or friends in tow, picking out...
  15. School & Education

    Learning disabilities: How to improve your child’s self-esteem

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    Just thinking about the new school year can fill the heart and mind of any child with a sense of dread. Saying goodbye to the lazy...
  16. School & Education

    10 Dorm safety tips for college kids

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    With fall just around the corner, thousands of post-secondary students are packing up to move to a nearby city or across the country...
  17. Cooking & Entertaining

    Throw a neighborhood back to school party!

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    While hosting a party seems like the last thing busy families have time to do, pulling together the neighborhood is one way to help...
  18. Television

    Back to school tips from the Greek cast

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    Whether you are in college, dream of attending someday or college is just a fond memory, you can get into Greek on ABC Family....
  19. School & Education

    Bed bugs pandemic: Back-to-school dorm room pests?

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    Bed bugs -- those tiny bloodsucking insects -- seem to be everywhere lately. They don’t discriminate between rich or poor, dirty or...
  20. Food & Recipes

    Back to school lunch recipes & ideas

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    Instead of sending them back to school with the same old sandwich and chips, pack the kids one of these delicious back to school...