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14 First Day of School Traditions to Get Kids Excited About School

The first day of school after a long, fun summer can be a little sad. And exciting. And nerve-racking. For both the kids and the parents. Traditions are a great way to make the transition a little easier while getting everyone pumped for the school year ahead. If you’re looking to start a new back-to-school …

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12 Lunch Packing Hacks Every Mom Should Know

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Seattle’s Best Coffee. All opinions are 100% mine. When school starts, mornings can get pretty hectic. Making sure that everyone is awake, fed, clean, and dressed while simultaneously getting ready for your own day (and having that essential morning cup of Seattle’s Best Coffee®) …

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5 Tips for the Best First Day of School Ever

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Seattle’s Best Coffee. All opinions are 100% mine. Every year I have the best of intentions for the first day of school. I’ll do something really special for the kiddo. I’ll interview him and take cute and silly pictures to remember the day by. …

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16 Last Day of School Traditions Your Kids Will Remember Forever

The last day of the school year can be pretty bittersweet. On the one hand, you and your child are saying good-bye to another chapter of life, and that can be a little sad. But on the other hand, who doesn’t love summer?! The warm, sunny days spent poolside, the freedom to sleep in just …

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Back to School Brownies

Make these fun back to school brownies with store bought brownies or your favorite homemade version. The kids will love finding these in their lunchboxes! If you’re looking for fun lunchbox treats for your child’s first few days of school, you can’t get much cuter than these back-to-school brownies from our contributor, Christine. My son …

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How to Deal with First Day of School Jitters

When your children are ready to start school, especially if it’s preschool, you’re both going to be nervous. Starting school represents a huge milestone for your kids and it’s natural to want to be as prepared as possible. Here are a few tips for dealing with the first day of school jitters… That goes for …

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5 Back-to-School Supplies to Buy at Dollar Tree (and 5 to Skip)

Going back to school isn’t just an emotional time, it’s also an expensive time. You have to buy all new clothes, accessories, and school supplies. It may seem hard to believe, but Dollar Tree actually has some good quality school supplies. Below is a list of amazing back to school supplies you can purchase at …

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Encouraging Books About the First Day of Preschool

My little guy starts preschool in the fall. Talk about a nervous mom! Will he play well with other children? Will he like his teachers? Will he he be okay without me? Honestly, I think I’m more anxious than he is. He’s just plain excited. But if your child is nervous or feeling unsure about …

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