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Tips to Ease Back to School Blues

August 11th, 2015

back-to-schoolBack to school time is filled with conflicting emotions. Although kids will be happy to see their friends and make new ones, they will also be sad to wave goodbye to those fun-filled summer days. Summer will be over in just a few weeks and trying to get kids back into a school routine can be difficult. The key to a smooth transition is having a plan with a few basic steps that will ease the back to school blues. Here are some tips for parents and kids alike to get excited about the school year:

Plan a fun back to school shopping trip.

Cool new pens, awesome new shoes, and a sweet new backpack are one way to get your kid fired up about going back. Before your shopping extravaganza, sit down with your kid and craft out a list to see what kind of bargains and styles you can find. Many places like Kmart and Sears have great back to school saving tips and coupons to take advantage of so that you can fill up your pencil box without emptying your wallet.

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Back to School 2013: Cool Supplies for Any Student

August 7th, 2013

August is upon us and it’s time to hit the racks for back to school shopping! Once you’ve filled the cart with number 2 pencils and other essentials, there are plenty of unique school supplies that fit your child’s personality and will get them excited for September. Check out these fun finds for the many different types of students that walk the halls.

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