Back To School

A parent’s survival guide for virtual back-to-school

For lots of parents out there, the sudden move to online schooling in the spring was nothing short of torture. Suddenly, many found themselves working from home and facing triple duty: working, parenting, and teaching.  Triple that again for working single parents, who have shouldered all of the above without a break since schools closed. …

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Back to school guest post: Jacqueline Green

We asked some of our favorite parenting bloggers about their back-to-school routines. This week we’re thrilled to feature parenting coach, educator, and speaker, Jacqueline Green. What has historically been your biggest challenge with getting your children ready for the school year? I used to see the start of the new school year as a chance …

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Back to school guest post: Nicole Blades

We asked some of our favorite parenting bloggers about their back-to-school routines. This week we’re thrilled to feature novelist, freelance journalist, and mom, Nicole Blades. What has historically been your biggest challenge with getting your children ready for the school year? We’ve noticed that our son has a little anxiousness mixed in with his excitement …

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College students with too much stuff

It’s August and that means some of you are getting ready to head off to college. Whether it’s your first time living away from home or just your latest adventure, the excitement you feel is likely to be mixed with dread. No one likes moving. I still remember the long trip with my dad as …

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Back to school guest post: Kenny Bodanis

Continuing with our guest posts from parents, Here’s one from friend Kenny Bodanis. Wondering if back to school is any different in Canada? Read on! What has historically been your biggest challenge with getting your children ready for the school year? Organization is a big part of it. Each year the school sends out a …

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Back to school guest post: Emily Chapelle

This post is from friend and author Emily Chapelle. For a bonus treat, ask Emily to post the link of her filing up the back of her car for the thrift store!   What has historically been your biggest challenge with getting your children ready for the school year? Since my first first-day-of-school experience was …

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Back to school guest post: Rita Arens

We asked some of our favorite parenting bloggers about their back to school routines. Today’s post comes from friend and colleague Rita Arens. I asked her the following questions and as usual, she offers us some great advice!   What has historically been your biggest challenge with getting your children ready for the school year? …

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Back to school hacks for sleep + paperwork

This week we’re looking at more back to school transitions, focusing on sleep schedules and the mounds of paper that seem to increase from year to year. You’ll remember that last week we focused on back to school shoppingan often dreaded activity. This week and next, were highlighting tips and suggestions from my friends who …

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