Back to School · Computers & Software

What are the Best Laptops for Students?

With 8 kids – one in college, one in high school, one in middle school, two in elementary school, and two in primary school – I am always on the lookout for the best laptops for students. Heaven knows I’ve got enough students in my house! 😉 Image Source Here are a few of my… Continue reading What are the Best Laptops for Students?

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4 Tips to Get Your Kids Out The Door On Time

Here in the Northeast, the first day for school is Tuesday. My husband recently confessed how much he hates the thought of it, as it means getting back to the daily grind of keeping the kids on a schedule and playing race the clock every morning. In those first few days, it is especially nerve… Continue reading 4 Tips to Get Your Kids Out The Door On Time

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4 Great Reasons to Start Bullet Journaling

Have you tried it yet? Bullet journaling, that is. It’s the latest craze in planning and organization. Everyone from high school students to executives are bullet journaling, and for good reason. Not only is it fun, but it turns out that being creative daily is actually really good for you. All you need is a… Continue reading 4 Great Reasons to Start Bullet Journaling

Baby &Kids · Back to School

Make Your Mornings Even Quicker with These 3 Tricks

With school starting next week, it’s time to start strategizing your mornings. Making sure that everyone is fed, washed, dressed, and prepared for a full day away from home requires planning. No matter if you have one kid or five kids, mornings are chaos. Here are a few things you can do to make your… Continue reading Make Your Mornings Even Quicker with These 3 Tricks

Baby &Kids · Back to School · Food & Beverage

Back to School Lunch Box Helpers

Once the new school year starts, there’s one question that’s on every student’s mind at some point during the morning hours spent at school: What’s for lunch? Lunch breaks are more than just a break in the day for kids- it’s a time for them to replenish their energy and enjoy some delicious foods. The… Continue reading Back to School Lunch Box Helpers

Computers & Software · Education · Electronics · Games & Toys

Back to School Tech for the Home

When you think of ‘Back to School,’ what comes to mind? For most, it’s a big to-do list, followed by an even bigger shopping list, usually filled with supplies their children need for the classroom or for college. But what about back to school needs for moms and dads? As a parent of a school-aged child,… Continue reading Back to School Tech for the Home

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5 Smart Tech Picks for Kids

Many schools use Web portals that keep parents, kids and teachers connected. With our busy lives, this can be such a blessing. I know our school posts the school supply lists for each grade on their website and every teacher has their own space to post assignments and other important information. This is especially helpful if… Continue reading 5 Smart Tech Picks for Kids

Baby &Kids · Back to School · Seasonal & Holiday

Don’t Miss These Back to School Deals at Hollar

Have you heard of Hollar? I would be lying if I said, shopping there is not an obsession of mine. Once you shop on Hollar, it is hard to stop. They have so many great deals on name brand items. I love shopping online on their website. Hollar is an online dollar store and so… Continue reading Don’t Miss These Back to School Deals at Hollar

Back to School · Education

Save On Classroom Supplies for the New School Year

As students get ready to head back to class, teachers are busy preparing their classrooms. If you’re a teacher, you’re already familiar with having to purchase many of your own supplies for your classroom. Saving as much as you can as you try to make your room an enjoyable and effective learning environment for your… Continue reading Save On Classroom Supplies for the New School Year

Back to School · Clothing & Accessories

Sneakers are the Coolest Back to School Accessory

Every year when Back to School time rolls around, kids start thinking about their shoes. New shoes – specifically new sneakers – are a back to school mainstay. Even back when I was young, sneakers and shoes were the coolest thing a kid could have. Now that the Back to School sales have started, there… Continue reading Sneakers are the Coolest Back to School Accessory

Back to School · Food & Beverage · Home & Garden

Save Green When You Go Green with These Lunch Kits

Are you tired of the waste that goes into packing your child’s lunch? Do you want to cut down on the amount of paper lunch bags, zippered plastic pouches and plastic utensils you buy?  When you go green and use reusable lunch bags and containers, you will help the Earth and save green too! Let… Continue reading Save Green When You Go Green with These Lunch Kits

Baby &Kids · Back to School · Office Supplies

Buy Back to School Supplies for the Whole Family – in Bulk!

Big families get absolutely crazy this time of year. Coordinating multiple schedules for multiple grades and locations is hard enough, the last thing you need is to make multiple trips for school supplies. A trip to the grocery store is already like herding cats, let’s make back to school shopping easy! For basics like writing… Continue reading Buy Back to School Supplies for the Whole Family – in Bulk!

Back to School · Clothing & Accessories · Department Store

Don’t Miss These Walmart Back to School Deals

I cannot believe some schools are already in session. I know, it is because they get out so much earlier than my kids do, but I am not ready for back to school until after Labor Day. We are still savoring the summer in the Northeast. Whether your kids are going back soon, or in… Continue reading Don’t Miss These Walmart Back to School Deals

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How to Successfully Send Your Child Off to College

I don’t often like to admit that I have a daughter who is in college. I simply cannot be old enough to have a child that old! 😉 But, I do, and since this is her second year in college, I thought maybe these tips to successfully send your kid off to college might be… Continue reading How to Successfully Send Your Child Off to College

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Adorable Back to Preschool Picks for Your Little Ones

Many families have enjoyed being able to spend their summers together while older children have been out of school. As kids head back to school, younger siblings will head back to preschool, or maybe even enroll for the first time. It’s wonderful to get little ones into a school routine at an early age if… Continue reading Adorable Back to Preschool Picks for Your Little Ones