Have you ever prepared for back to school after a long summer, dug a backpack out from under a bed, only to find a 2 month old sandwich rotting on the bottom of the backpack? Do you spend the week or two before school starts trying to determine what clothes still fit, what shoes still have life left in them, what school supplies are hiding around your home? Have you ever spent a fortune on supplies only to find you still have items you can use at home? Not this year!Read More
BTS prep includes so much information, so many lists. Keep everything together in a master notebook. Create a tab for each of your kids & a general tab with budget, shopping lists, calendar & more.
When I was a kid, my mom always encouraged me to get my homework done on Friday so I wouldn’t have it hanging over my head all weekend. “Put it behind you & you can relax, enjoy the weekend!” she always said. I wasn’t always good about following that advice but over the years, as a mom, I understand the wisdom of her words. And as I look back over the years to raising Katy, I realize I should have applied Mom’s words of wisdom to back-to-school prep so I could relax & enjoy the summerRead More