Get Ready for Back to School

The winding down of summer can be a big bummer for kids and parents alike — vacation is ending and it’s time to head back to school! This may include gearing up with brand new supplies, including everything from pencils for your child’s first day of kindergarten or pillows for your college student’s new dorm room.

While back to school time brings excitement, it can also bring anxiety. Here are a few ways to help you beat the back to school blues this season.

  • Get the kids excited to go back to school. Whether you plan a back to school party or work on a back to school craft project, check out these ideas for how to get the kids eager to head into the classroom. Crafts, games, or a party to kick off the year will all bring a little fun to the process of heading back to school.
  • Keep yourself organized this school year. Jump right in and hit the ground running from the start. Our Reminders service will help you keep track of important dates like school holidays and kids’ birthdays. Schedule this free and dependable email service to help you out.
  • Find fun Reasons to Celebrate every day. Whether you’re a parent or a teacher, give the kids something fun to look forward to every day, like National Turtle Day or National Sandwich Day. Check out upcoming Reasons to Celebrate.

With any luck, the kids will be enthusiastically bursting out the door on the first Monday morning of the school year. Try and keep the excitement up throughout the year so that every day will be filled with smiling faces and high spirits.

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