Eco Friendly School Ideas for Greener Classrooms and Smaller Footprints

Have you ever wished for more environmentally friendly schools in your area? Did you ever think that maybe YOU could help play a part in implementing green schools initiatives in your town? I am going to share a few eco friendly school ideas for you to research and implement in the fall.  There are many, MANY, ways to green your school but most of them require that parents, kids and teachers get involved.  Why Push for Sustainable Schools? Why do we need green schools? Most of the time, parents are expected to be the … [Read more...]

Back to School Shopping Tips for Healthier Kids

Are you looking for back to school shopping tips already? It seems like summer just started but according to that pesky calendar, my kids go back to school next week. That is going to be a seriously rude awakening for my teenagers. They have been rather sloth-ish this summer and have pretty much grown roots and become addicted to their mobile devices.As you begin your own back to school shopping trips, I would like you to take a few minutes to consider how your back to school shopping can improve your child's health. Not only during … [Read more...]

Your Back to School List Should Include Identity Theft Protection #LifeLockUltimatePlus

This back to school discussion has been sponsored by LifeLock but all opinions expressed here are my own.Every year before my kids go back to school I have to register them with the county at the school they will be attending. I have no idea WHY I have to reregister them every single year but I do and it is a huge pain in the neck. I go online to the school's website and have to fill out a ridiculously long online form with all the required data. This year as I was filling out the back to school form I came across a question I don't think … [Read more...]

Back to School Fashion Trends for Less at JCP (#FirstDayLook)

This post about back to school fashion trends has been sponsored by JCP and Glam Media but all opinions expressed are my own.My kids started back to school a few weeks ago and I am slowly trying to get their clothes situated for fall. I spent an entire weekend sorting through their closets and bureaus trying to weed out the things that no longer fit. Since I am pretty sure somebody is sneaking Miracle Gro into my kids breakfast cereal, there are a LOT of things from last year that no longer fit. In fact, almost everything had to get tossed … [Read more...]