Six Easy Ways to Get Organized This School Year

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Back-to-school season is very exciting, but it can be quite hectic and messy too. There are books to keep track of, lunches to make and 100 different dates and activities to keep track of. This year, make life easier on yourself with these six easy ways to get organized this school year. 1. Organize Your Time: Create a Routine Do your kids dilly dally when it is time to get ready for school in the morning or fight you when it is time to do … [Read more...]


Ways to Help Your Child Succeed At School When You’re Pressed for Time


For busy moms, prioritizing and paring back is key. One thing you never want to have to cut back on, though, is helping your children with their homework. Thankfully, helping your children succeed in school doesn't have to require you to sit down at the table together for hours every night. Here are four great ways you can help your children succeed in school even when you're strapped for time. 1. Quiz Your Children in the Car Between … [Read more...]


30+ Books for Back to School

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The back to school season is here! I'm in a bit of denial that school will be starting soon. Didn't school just end? The summer is flying by and a new school year is approaching. Back-to-School can be an exciting time for many students returning to school. Some kids may dread another year, while others can't wait to see their friends again! New students just starting school may be a bit nervous and shy. Starting preschool or Kindergarten can … [Read more...]


How to Create a Peaceful Routine for Back-to-School

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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Jimmy Dean®, State Fair®, and TapInfluence. All opinions are my own. #fuelforschool My girls have been in school for almost two weeks now. We are finishing week two and it's been a successful start so far. The reason for our success comes from careful planning and organization. I'm way more organized this school year than I was last, and I've learned some lessons from last … [Read more...]


Cucumber Salad Recipe

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When I was young, I remember my grandparents would make delicious cucumber salads using fresh vegetables from their garden. When I was older, my dad carried on their recipe and I'd enjoy a plate of cucumber salads during the summertime at home with his fresh ingredients from his garden. Fast forward several years later and I was reminded of cucumber salad when our aunt and uncle made a similar cucumber salad recipe during one of our vacations to … [Read more...]