If you’re already cringing just thinking about after school battles, it’s time for a homework fix. It’s so simple and easy to put this quick switch in place. Every family will love their less stressful afternoons!
25 Easy Lunch Box Ideas Perfect for Kids at School
Packing lunches gets old really fast, especially when you do it five times a week. Instead of sticking to just the basics, day after day and week after week, let’s jazz it up with a list of easy lunch box ideas!
5 Easy Ways to Make the Most of Back to School Shopping
Make back to school shopping a breeze this year with 5 easy ways that will keep you organized and stop you from overbuying!
Learn How to Set Smart Homework Limits that Work!
The struggle is real. The tears, the fights, the neverending stress. It’s all just part of your daily after-school homework ritual. You’ve tried everything: tutors, breaks, changing locations, even bribes. Nothing has worked. You’re exhausted and at the end of your rope. With a new year, you are ready for a big change. Something daring, […]
Make Your 3 Step Plan to Stay on Track at School This Year
Learn the exact steps your family need to succeed at school with a simple 3 step plan to stay on track!
How to Make the Most of Back to School Night
My knees are scrunched up tight under the desk. It’s increasingly uncomfortable to sit in the blue hard plastic chair that is about six inches too low for me. I’m straining to see the presentation on the board. It’s super awkward and weird to be in a room with approximately 40 adults at night, all […]
Create the Best Homework Space in 5 Easy Steps
Does this sound familiar: Screaming. Yelling. Tears. Bribery. Throwing. Slamming doors and broken pencils. And that’s just you. The child attempting to DO the homework is ten times worse. If every night is a pitched battle over homework, it’s time to find a solution. Setting up a dedicated homework zone is the first step in […]
5 Easy Ways to a Great Teacher Relationship
One of the best things that parents can do during back to school season is to build a great relationship with their child’s teacher. It can seem pretty daunting. After all, this person does hold your child’s education in their hands from September to June. You might not know the first thing about K-12 education. […]
School Year Off to a Rough Start? Here’s What You Can Do…
It’s already one of those days. Your systems just aren’t working like they’re supposed to. And almost every day brings another email or phone call from school. If it’s not a low grade, it’s trouble on the playground, or acting out in class, or missing library books. This school year is off to a ROUGH […]
7 Times You Should Email the Teacher
You don’t want to be “that parent.” You know, the one who emails the teacher every single day. This parent emails about every little thing, from an accidental scratch at recess to a missing yellow pencil that is identical in every way to every other pencil in the room yet still somehow special. Yeah, you […]
The Military Family’s Ultimate Guide to the First Day of School
Shirts still have that new clothes smell. The sneakers are pristine and unscuffed. You even wrote a sweet little note for the lunch boxes. It’s the first day of school! Except that your kids are brand new to the area. You aren’t 100% on the best route to the school. Everyone is a little nervous […]
Are You Ready for the First Day? Create Memories with These Fun Traditions!
You’ve finished the back to school shopping. The kids have squeaky clean shoes and brand new clothes. Your coffee is even primed for the morning. And yet…you’re a little nervous to take this next step. For your kids to get another year older and bigger.
Search for a Great Tutor Now
“Kids, what is 5×4?” *blank stares* “Seriously, you definitely covered this last year! Doesn’t anyone know?” *more blank stares* Summer slide. It’s sooooo real, and teachers are always playing catch-up for the first month or so of school. Help your teacher and hire a tutor this summer!
Jump Start Your Schoolwork Declutter
It’s in there again… A GIANT roll of completed work from my daughter’s school. It’s got to be at least 50 individual pages of worksheets. Yes, most of them are tracing or coloring pages, because she is three and in preschool. And I can’t just throw them away immediately because she would know. For older […]
8 Class Supplies Teachers Always Need
Teachers, always asking for those pesky school supplies! And with good reason, too. After all, kids use things up quickly. Just look at your own at-home stash of stickers and crayons. It’s like elves come and steal them away in the night. Or the children actually eat the craft supplies. If you want to get […]