Free Personalized Teacher Note Cards Printable!

The following post is from Jason & Jennifer Bruce of New Season Design: If you’re thinking back-to-school (or if your family is already back-to-school), you might be thinking about how to start the year off right with your child’s teacher. Teachers write a lot of notes throughout the year; why not supply your child’s teacher with […]

Back-to-School Tips, Tutorials and Free Printables

It’s hard to believe it’s back-to-school time already, but schools in our area start back in less than three weeks! (Those of you that still have a month or more of summer might want to bookmark this post for later.) We’ll be sharing back-to-school tips and ideas in the coming weeks, and to kick us […]

Organizing School Papers

The following post is from Becky of Organizing Made Fun: My two kids started school a couple of weeks ago! It’s exciting to start a new school year but with it comes a LOT of school papers. Over the years I’ve worked on ways to overcome this source of “evil” in my home. Organizing the […]

Simplifying for Fall: Toys and School Supplies {Day 3}

Today’s Day 3 of the Simplify for Fall Challenge, and we’re tackling toys and school supplies! Today is a fairly light day for me, so I’ll mostly be playing catch up on the things I didn’t finish yesterday and Monday. It’s not because our toys are never an issue but because I couldn’t handle the […]

Quick Back-to-School Lunches for Traditional Cooks

The following post is from Kate of Modern Alternative Mama: In most areas, it’s about time to go back to school.  We’re not exactly in “back to school” mode ourselves, because my oldest is only 4 1/2, and we’re homeschooling.  But we are planning to start kindergarten this year, I have a 3-year-old and a […]

How Much Should You Tell the New Teacher?

The following post is from Jennifer Burke, a lifelong educator: With a new school year about to begin, some parents find themselves asking “How much should I tell the new teacher about my child?” For some, it’s easy; your child’s education has been smooth sailing. For parents who have weathered a few storms, though, the answer […]

Get Organized with The Confident Mom Back 2 School Survival Guide

Are you ready for back to school?! I was shocked to realize that some school districts started last week, but we’re only two-and-a-half weeks away from the start of our new homeschool year! If, like me, you’re feeling a little scattered, you’ll definitely want to check out The Confident Mom Back 2 School Survival Guide, […]

Back-to-School Printables: Lunchbox Notes & School Year Signs

The following post is from Jason & Jennifer Bruce of New Season Design: The back-to-school season comes with all sorts of different emotions… excitement, fear, anticipation, eagerness, anxiety. And those emotions aren’t just for the kids! It’s hard for many parents to make the back-to-school transition. There are lunches to pack, homework to oversee, and […]

Back to School Boost for Moms eBook Sale ($10 for 5 eBooks!)

For 8 days only, five bloggers have come together to bring you an amazing package of ebooks to help you get organized and refreshed for fall and the back-to-school season with the Back to School Boost for Moms. Because I receive a portion of each sale as an affiliate, I’m offering a special bonus! If […]

Setting Up a Homework Zone for Success

This back-to-school series was first posted two years ago, but as we head into back-to-school season, it seems appropriate to repost it! Do you have a homework zone set up in your home? It doesn’t have to be a dedicated room, but having a dedicated space for homework time with easily accessible supplies helps children […]