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For the Mama Sending Your Kid Back to School

To the mama putting your child in day care for the first time: I see you over there, agonizing over your decision. Will your child flourish under the care of someone else? Will she cry when you leave them? What if he doesn’t? What if the day care provider doesn’t know the correct way to… Continue reading For the Mama Sending Your Kid Back to School

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Back to School: Planning Ahead

The start of a new school year can be exhausting. There are new schedules to follow, new routines to put into place, new activities to participate in, and new people to meet. Unless you and your children have kept up the same pace all summer as you did during the school year, chances are you’re… Continue reading Back to School: Planning Ahead

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Back to School: Creating a Routine

Transitioning from the unstructured, care-free days of summer to a daily schedule of school, after-school activities, and homework can be stressful and frustrating for both parents and children. It doesn’t have to be. The key to success is getting back into a routine before the school year starts. Ideally, you want to start two weeks… Continue reading Back to School: Creating a Routine

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Back to School: College- Staying Organized in a Bullet Journal

Getting to college can seem like a monumental feat; with the application process, the decision making process, the packing, and the moving in. Once you’ve set up your dorm and classes start it’s all smooth sailing from there on in, right? Well, maybe not. All throughout high school you had other people keeping you on… Continue reading Back to School: College- Staying Organized in a Bullet Journal

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Back to School: College – Tips for Incoming Freshman

Freshman year is exciting for many┬ástudents. There’s the thrill of leaving home and being independent for the first time. You get to meet lots of new people and form what you hope will be deep and lasting friendships. There are new clubs and activities to look forward to, and of course, social engagements and parties.… Continue reading Back to School: College – Tips for Incoming Freshman

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Back to School: College – What to Pack and What to Leave Behind

Students all across the country are packing up and getting ready to move into dorms over the next few weeks. With stores pushing matching goods from bedding to kitchenware to wall decor, it can be a little overwhelming to know what to buy, especially if you are heading to college for the first time. I… Continue reading Back to School: College – What to Pack and What to Leave Behind