10 Tips: Back to School Resolutions for Parents

back to school resolutions for parents

Each new school year is a chance for children to start fresh and establish new routines. The same is true for parents, who play a huge role in a child’s education. As you send your children back to school this year, consider making a few resolutions of your own to make this a successful academic year. Most importantly, share the list with your child to help set expectations for both of you. Education expert Renee Thompson, Kiddie Academy, offers the {Read More}

JCPenney Offering Free Kids’ Haircuts in August

JCPENNEY offering free back-to-school kids' haircuts

It’s hard to believe that summer is almost over and the back-to-school season is upon us. I am happy to share that during the month of August, JCPenney will offer FREE haircuts to kids (K-6th). August 1st is their big kickoff day and in addition to your kids free cut, $1 will be donated to 4-H and Boys and Girls Club of America. All 949  JCP Salons are participating so head in for a free new back-to-school style for the {Read More}

Supporting Schools Through Politics

volunteer spot support school

As my kids have gotten older, the ways in which I support their education has changed. I have gone from the active room mom, to PTA President, to teacher in their school, to being a homeschool group leader, to pretty much backing off when my highschooler begged me not to get involved at his new school. But one thing I have always been is an educational activist. Most recently, I have been helping to stir the pot up about the {Read More}

Back to School With Crocs!

Hover Sneak High Top for Boys

*Thank you to Crocs for sponsoring this blog post. Please click here to learn more about Crocs’ new Back to School line. I was selected for this sponsorship by the Clever Girls Collective. All opinions expressed here are my own. Here in Denver, people live in their Crocs. So we were excited to get the chance to tell you about their new Back To School kids shoe line! The best news is that the new line of shoes is school-approved {Read More}

Summer is over….and school is here : \


I know, this might not sound like that great of a time for most of us, but for some it is very exciting!  For example, I’m starting my first day of college today!  Some of you might be starting today, or sometime soon, but the point is that we’re going to meet new friends, see lots of old friends, learn a lot of cool stuff, and of course, have loads of fun!  So here is BeTweenTalk saying “Good luck to everyone {Read More}

School! By Grizzlybear


For a lot of people, the new school term is starting soon. Some people look forward to it, but some don’t. And well, I’m not too sure. There are some kids in my class that I’m really looking forward to seeing but not the others. That’s only natural, right? I’ve put together a little ‘to do list’ for you guys to help you prepare for the new year! 1. If you haven’t gotten your uniform already, I’d recommend getting it {Read More}