Kids are often anxious about the new school year. While they are excited to begin a new adventure, there are many unknown factors that scare them. PBS Parents offers tips to help you prepare your child for the new school year without the anxiety… for either of you!
I know summer is still here & you are struggling just to get ready for BTS. However, Autumn is coming & right behind it is WINTER! Now is the time to begin preparing for the cold months ahead. How many times have you put off projects only to have the first cold snap hit, causing you to run around trying to protect your plants, change the furnace filter, etc. This year, work smarter, not harder by preparing ahead of time. Co an inspection of your home then sit down NOW, creating a list of all the things you want to accomplish before the cold weather hits. Even here in SoCal, we have to prepare for the rains that come in the winter. By making your list in August, you can begin chipping away at those tasks little by little rather than having to rush to do them all at once or, even worse, leaving them for another year.
To help you get started, Good Housekeeping has put together a list of 10 projects you should consider completing before cold weather arrives. Now, make your list. You can thank me later!
Kids love crafts. Making things helps inspire their imaginations. BHG offers your kids 6 crafts to make as they prepare to go back to school. These easy projects allow your kids to create something unique out of their school supplies without spending lots of money.
Back-to-school sales are now on in all the stores. As you prepare to shop for the new school year, keep your eyes peeled for bargains on items you use throughout the year. Many products are offered at their lowest price this time of year. In this short program, I offer you tips so you don’t miss a single great deal!
The Child has been out of school for a number of years now however, I still remember the pain i would get in my wallet every year at this time as I shopped for Back-to-School! We only had one student to send back into the classroom. I don’t know how parents with multiple children handle it without taking out a second mortgage!
You don’t have to break the bank to prepare your kids to go back to school. Good Housekeeping has tips to help you get the best deals on all your BTS needs! Whew! That’s a simple joy!
Cleaning can be such a chore! Sorry I couldn’t resist! I don’t know about you but I never seem to get caught up with things around the house. There is always something left to do & I can’t rest until I take care of it. Now, it helps that Mr. D is so good at doing things around the house. He takes care of the dishes & laundry, including the ironing. And, no, he is NOT available!
Anyway, I admit my shortcomings when it comes to cleaning. That’s why I am always looking for tips & ideas to help me keep my house more efficiently & better. Good Housekeeping, (figures, right?) offers tips for cleaning your house. these ideas are offered by hotels maids! If you have ever watched them work, they get it done quickly & efficiently, moving form one task to another smoothly! I can’t wait to try these tips out! Enjoy!
Southern Living seems to LOVE peaches almost as much as I do! I remember going to the large open air market each summer so my grandmother, The Infamous LenaB. could buy peaches. We had them for breakfast. We enjoyed them for snacks. And Lena B. made fabulous peach preserves & peach fried pies. Oh, dear! I think I need a peach fix! Enjoy!