20 After School Snacks Your Kids Will Go Wild Over #BTS

Where did the summer go? Two of my four kids will be going back to school in just a few weeks. I am not really ready. But I am not stressing either. They are all pretty independent and school brings routine. I welcome routine. I will be sad to have less time with them, butContinue Reading …

Parents with Kids in Sports, GET OVER YOURSELVES!

It is a ranty kind of week and I seem to have a lot bugging me this week. Last week while I was not feeling too hot, I ran into a teacher from my teen sons school. He talked about the weather, my kid and sports. My son plays basketball and at 6 ‘4 he isContinue Reading …

Who Should be Responsible for Children on the School Grounds after School

Now listen before I start I want to make something clear, I am a very supportive friend and fellow mom. I am all for the “It takes a village” way of life when it comes to my community. It takes a village is a proverb that leverages the cultural context and belief that it takesContinue Reading …

Back to School does not need to Include Backaches

A big part of every parents back to school shopping is is a back pack. We just bought one for our youngest last week. It took a while to find one that was stylish and could carry everything she needed. I was more concerned about it having proper support and straps that could adjust toContinue Reading …

Kellogg’s wants you to be Back-to-School ready (Giveaway CAN)

Getting the kids back on routine is not going quite as planned. I had thought I could get a jump start and get them use to waking up early again. Well, they are still sleeping until 10 most days. I think next week is going to be a bit of an adjustment for them. ForContinue Reading …

Back to School with Crayola

For some families, back to school has already begun. For many others, it does not start for a few more weeks.  I always have mixed feelings about this time of year. We spend a lot of time together as a family and the summer goes by way to quick! However I miss the structure andContinue Reading …

The Awkward School drop off (BTS)

The first day of school is coming up for many kids.  For parents, it is a first as well. Many parents take their child to school and drop them off. They wait for the bell to ring and say their good byes. Yet they do not talk to anyone else at the school. Maybe the odd teacherContinue Reading …

How To Help Your Local School Raise Money

As parents, we all have a responsibility to help do our bit when it comes to fundraising in our communities. And, given the importance of schools – and the benefits they give our kids – they are one of the most important areas to focus on. There are several ways that you can get involved.Continue Reading …