6 Survival Tips for Parents of New College Students

Eighteen years never seems so short until the day you move your child to college. When I moved my oldest daughter into her dorm five years ago, I was determined to stay upbeat and excited for her big transition and send her off on a positive note. But truth be told, I was a mess. Every time I turned around, I swear she looked three again. And yet, here was my beautiful 18-year-old, ready to Read more ...

College Survival Guide from a College Kid’s Perspective

As the summer starts to come to an end, many college kids are preparing for the somewhat hectic move back to school or to school for the first time. This college survival guide will help you make the transition as smooth as possible. Do the Scan and Pick Up Being a college student myself, I was happy to get my mom's help moving into my dorm last fall. We went to Bed, Bath and Beyond for Read more ...

Trending School Outfit Styles for Kids

Back to school sales are revving up. For many families, that means buying their kids a whole new wardrobe, or at least a new pair of jeans or two. These days, many young kids are just as much into fashion as the teens. So we’ve rounded up the top trending school outfit styles for kids and the best deals. Now kids K-12 can enter that classroom door in fun, affordable fashion. Plaid: In Read more ...

How to Prep for the Back to School Emotional Impact

Summer is still in full swing, but in the back of every mother’s mind is the dreaded day of sending your child back to school. For some, it's easy to send off your independent 5th grader who is ready to “rule the school,” but for others, it may be a difficult task to do each morning. We've put together a cheat sheet that will help get you in the back to school mindset. Share Preschool Read more ...

5 Freeze-It-Now, Love-It-Later Breakfasts

Some mornings it feels like you barely have time to feed your kids, much less prepare yourself for the day. It’s true being a parent is a hectic job, but does that really mean mornings have to be such a rush? Nope. Not at all. It's easy to beat the morning crunch and feel better about what you’re feeding your family by trying these five simple breakfasts that you can freeze now and enjoy later. Breakfast Read more ...

13 Ways to ‘Cope’ With Your Kids Going Back to School

Now that August is upon us, it’s time to start winding down the summer activities and to begin the transition into Back to School mode. Of course, we understand that the kids have been with you (constantly) all summer so, in an effort to ease the shocking withdrawals, we’ve compiled a list of ways to help you ‘cope’ with your kids going back to school. 1. Treat Yourself: After spending Read more ...

Totally 80s School Supplies and Styles

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With back to school season in full swing, it’s time to start grabbing those last-minute supplies and clothes for brand spanking new school year. And now that those of us who were raised in the 80s are sending our kids off to school, we can’t help but get a little nostalgic about the days when our summers were coming to a close. In honor of these great memories, here’s a list of totally 80s Read more ...

Top Weekly Steals and Deals

The month of August has great sales for everything you need. This week, take advantage of some of the best deals from Back to School sales to electronics. We’ve hand-picked the top steals so you can get your money’s worth. Don’t forget to use our coupon codes section for additional discount! Did you find a great steal this summer? Let us know in the comments below! Electronics  SONY - Read more ...