One super easy way to give back to your school

School supplies

I can’t deny it any longer. I have a first and a third grader. Meet the Teacher is Friday. School starts Monday. We’ve spent the last few days making sure we have all the correct school supplies, packing up book bags and making a list of our favorite lunch snacks. We’ve reviewed our morning routine:… [Read More]

Preschool Prep: 10 Ways in 10 Days

GettingReadyForPreschool-AParentingProduction

There are so many back to school posts out there, but most are geared towards the big kids. Now it’s time for the preschoolers to shine. With both my experience as a preschool mom and a preschool teacher, I’ve compiled a list of things to help your family get ready for preschool. If you start… [Read More]

How to Enjoy the Last Moments of Summer

snow cone - A Parenting Production

I started out with every intention of writing a “Back to School” post. But then I sat down, and just couldn’t do it! All I could think about was how we’ve got just a little more time left. A couple more weeks to do the summer things before more rigid routines and schedules kick in…. [Read More]

Our 3 favorite after school snacks

Hummus

I am staring at disbelief at my summer calendar. It’s officially over.  We’ve passed the time for back to school shopping for clothes, shoes, and school supplies. I’ve planned out lunch menus since I have to pack lunches for three kids nightly. It dawns on me that I also need to plan out our afternoon snacks for… [Read More]

Back to School Fashion with Target and Cat & Jack

Target Cat & Jack jacket

This morning we hit up Target with the sole purpose of getting a reward for good behavior from the Dollar Spot. That was it. I bet you’re laughing right now. You knew that wasn’t going to happen. I mean, who goes to Target and only buys ONE thing? What distracted me? The new Cat & Jack… [Read More]

Prepping for preschool

Sassy Miss E

And moms around the world rejoiced! Preschool starts next week. It seems like it’s been 100 years since my little miss was in school. With Labor Day being late this year, it’s put a hurting on both of us. She’s done with me and I’m done with playing Camp Director. Don’t get me wrong. We… [Read More]

6 Stay Healthy Tips You NEED This School Year

STAY HEALTHY

Did you know that within the first eight days of kindergarten my son picked up his first bug and had to stay home? 8 days! Where I am, we’re on a year round calendar, so we had a little bit of a head start on the school year. Apparently, we also had a head start on… [Read More]

Back to School Giveaway with Mead!

Mead Five Star giveaway

Summer is almost over. Sure we have a few weeks left but we are going to be BUSY BUSY in those last three weeks. So guess who’s shopping for school supplies and starting her planning now? You guessed it. Me. Living in Wake County, we have many friends who are already back to school (since… [Read More]