Parent Corner

Back to School

Use Your (Summer) Time Wisely

Thanks to a little work in between hammock rides and Mai Tais, you can ease into fall without skipping a summer beat.

Back to School (Back to Basics)

A lot of kids will have to relearn how to do a traditional school day. Get back to the basics for their sake and yours!

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Room Parent Ideas for When Class Is Virtual

Being a class parent in 2020 looks a little different, but there are still many worthwhile volunteer opportunities within the role.

Set Kids Up for School Success: Healthy Habits Parents Can Teach Their Kids

Set Kids Up for School Success: Healthy Habits Parents Can Teach Their Kids

By establishing important eating, sleeping, and learning routines at the beginning of the school year, parents can help their kids be successful students.

Back to School 2020: Checklist for Parents

This year looks different in most places, but parents still want to prepare themselves and their kids for school the best they can. These back-to-school tips can help.

7 Smart Tips To Help You Ace Back-to-School Shopping

7 Smart Tips To Help You Ace Back-to-School Shopping

On paper, the idea of back-to-school shopping is exciting and fun. But in reality, this yearly ritual can drain your emotions and your bank account—unless you’re strategic about it.

Home Learning Setup Ideas and Tips

With virtual learning plans being rolled out by districts, parents are wondering how to create a homeschool room. Advice from parents: It really depends.

Shop Your Supply Lists During Tax-Free Weekends

Take advantage of the back-to-school timing of states’ tax-free weekends to save on your school supplies!

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Back-to-School Shopping: Save Time and Money

Tips to help you survive shopping for back to school without breaking the bank.

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School Clothes: How To Stop Fighting With Your Kids

Fights about school clothes can happen frequently. Use these strategies to cut down on the fuss (and even to decide when the argument might not be worth the trouble).

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Understanding Report Cards: A Guide for Parents

Letter grades are being replaced by number systems or even words on school report cards. We created a guide to help parents decode report card grades, from A to Z.

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8 Tips for Back-to-School Organization

Back-to-school organization tips to help ease the transition from lazy summer days to hectic school mornings.