DIY Kids Chalkboard Backpack

  Don't you just love when you can reuse or upcycle something for the kids!  We needed a back-up backpack for the year {you know, for the days that the regular one gets left at school or to use as a bag for afterschool activitie...
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Getting into a School Day Routine

Do you know what my most favorite part of summer is -- no routines!  I really love that we don't have to stick to a schedule and can just operate day-by-day.But once school begins, our house really needs that regular daily schedule to ...
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350+ Ideas for a Creative & Fun School Year

I am beyond excited for today's Discover & Explore linky!!  And for two very cool reasons -- First, we are starting our fall themes and I just LOVE Autumn :) And more importantly, I'm thrilled to announce that Discover & Expl...
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The Essential Guide for Homework Help & Afterschool Activities

  I'm always so overwhelmed once the school year gets into full swing.  I think it's coming off of those laid back summer days and then WHAM! -- it seems like there's hardly any time to relax.  One of our challenges is find...
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12 Items Too Cool for School

Want to make Back to School a big hit in your house? We know it's all about the gear, right!Here are a few fun & helpful items that will thrill the kids as they head into a new school year!  12 Back to School Items Kids w...
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Back to School Shopping - SIMPLIFIED!

We'd like to thank Walmart for sponsoring this post and supplying parents with a great new option for back to school shopping.  As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Last year, back to school shopping for us was insane!&n...
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5 Great Ways to Get Involved at Your Child's School

It's back to school time!  It's always a mix of feelings at this time of year -- excitment for new classes and seeing friends again, adjustment to school bedtimes and schedules, and a little mourning for the carefree days of summer.&...
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Fun Breakfast for Kids

Are the kids back to school and looking for some easy (and maybe) fun ideas for breakfast?  Try this fun and healthy way to start the day!...
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