Topic: back to school week

Back To School Week: 7 Teacher Tips To Get Your Kids Back Into School Mode

Back To School Week: 7 Teacher Tips To Get Your Kids Back Into School Mode

Oh August. I’ve already attended school registration. My daughter has gotten her yearly physical and teeth cleaning. By the way, they started requiring dental exams for school at some time since I graduated? Alright then. You can’t walk through your local Target without being trampled by kids picking out their new folders and the right set of colored pencils. You can’t get into a department store without a pounding headache filled with back-to-school fashion, complete with neon glitter and lots of sequins. Yes, August is upon us. More »

Back To School Week: Top 5 Things Not To Do On The First Day Of School

Back To School Week: Top 5 Things Not To Do On The First Day Of School

If you really think about it, there are only 12 first days of school in your kid’s life — and you’ll probably only be present for about half of them if you’re lucky. Once you get into those latter years, the chances of you even getting anywhere near that classroom threshold get slim. But they’re probably get even more slimmer if you hover in the hallways and insist on one upping the other parents about your kid being in the fancy new classroom on the second floor. More »

Back To School Week: I’m Raising A J.Crew Daughter In A Forever 21 World

Back To School Week: Iâm Raising A J.Crew Daughter In A Forever 21 World

Oh joy, it’s back to school shopping time. If you are like me, and have an elementary school-age daughter, you have all ready started comprising her back to school wardrobe or at least you are browsing children’s clothing retailers websites, donating too small items, and making a list of what you need to buy for the upcoming year. If you are also like me, you are gaping slack-jawed at some of the less than age appropriate offerings some of these retailers expect us to outfit the under 10 set in. But if you aren’t like me, and you aren’t scowling at mini one-shoulder zebra print sequin tops and low-rise colored skinny jeans, then lady, you need to be! More »