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Back to School Series - Good Morning Breakfasts

Back to School Breakfast

Back to School Series - Good Morning Breakfasts

So far we have laid out a plan for school lunches, we have organized our home routines so that nothing gets lost or forgotten about and we have been smart school supply shoppers. There is only one more thing to make this back to school transition a smooth one: Breakfasts! Apart from that first, exciting day back, getting back into an early morning routine can be challenging. So we are sharing some quick and easy breakfasts that will give your child an energy boost to last until lunch time: Hearty Breakfast Cookies (Makes 8 large, or about 14 medium sized...

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Back to School Series - Smarter School Supplies Shopping

Back to School

Back to School Series - Smarter School Supplies Shopping

As we get nearer to school starting we are sharing five great tips to keep in mind when starting to shop for this year's school supplies, to keep you on budget: Check last year's stash: Chances are your child brought home quite a few left over supplies at the end of the last school year. Often, many of those supplies like pencil boxes, scissors, calculators and binders, can be re-used again this year. For things like used crayons, check out this fun craft to re-purpose them! Save by going plain: Licensed products are bound to be more expensive, and often your child...

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Back to School Series - Getting Organized

Back to School School

Back to School Series - Getting Organized

In our second post in our Back to School Series we are sharing some great tips to get things organized at home so that you save time, and keep important papers and notes from getting lost and enter back into the new routine smoothly. If you missed our post All About Lunches last week, you can find it here! Getting back on schedule Sleep: Make sure your child is able to get up for that first day of school, by slowly easing into a school-friendly sleep schedule about two weeks before the start of school. Gradually wake her up a...

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Back To School Series - All About Lunches

Back to School Lunch Ideas

Back To School Series - All About Lunches

Our first post in our Back To School Series is all about lunches! You may have gotten comfortable over the summer not having to pack lunches, so I wanted to share some tips to streamline the lunch making process for you, and give you a chance to plan ahead so that you are all set once school starts: Keep one container in the fridge and one in the pantry with all the designated lunch foods and snack to make it quick and easy to access during lunch assembly. Packing the lunch the night before saves you time in the morning AND...

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