10 Things I Learned About Kindergarten This Year

As Kindergarten draws to a close in 10 short school days, I reflect on this momentous school year and how far BooBoo has come. This Kindergarten school year may not have been my first rodeo, but I realize now more than ever just how different every child, teacher, and school year can be. It’s with […]

The Second Day of School is the Hard Part

All hail the excitement of the first day of school! For us that day was yesterday. Once the kids got dressed and fed, the spirit of scholastic adventure filled our home as my husband and I blazed dueling cameras to commemorate the first day of 5th grade and kindergarten respectively. We took backpack shots, brother […]

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 […]

10 Things to Consider as Your Child Begins Kindergarten This Fall

Is your kid starting kindergarten this fall? Me too! Isn’t it exciting? This is my eldest son on his first day of kindergarten nearly five years ago. I remember practically everything about that big first day. My son was nervous, excited, and proud – as was I. I had high hopes for Boy Wonder’s academic […]