12 Reasons I Refuse to Go Back-to-School Shopping

Go ahead, add one more tick mark to the bad mom column – I refuse to take my kids back-to-school shopping. Of course, I would have died a slow, OMG-worthy death if my mother would have made the same decision with me. Back-to-school shopping was the only thing that made going back to school worth […]

8 Tips to Help Prepare You and Your Kids for Back-to School

Ah, back-to-school. A time for new pencils, new teachers, new friends, and high anxiety — and that’s just for us as parents! It’s no secret that all this back-to-school newness can bring an unwelcome share of apprehension. The good news is that there are things we can do as parents to help our school-age kids […]

The 18 Best Back-to-School Movies for Kids

It’s back-to-school time, and no one could be less excited than my kids. I can’t say I really blame them; lazy days, warm summer nights, and swimming in their grandparents’ pool has made for one memorable summer. But like all good things, summer fun must come to an end. As my kids look forward to […]