From command centers to tech hacks and even a great way to make sure no one ever misses the bus again, you'll love these five ways to simplify the craziness that is back to school.

5 Ways to Simplify Back to School

Sometimes, when I look at social media, it is clear that I am a total and absolute failure at pretty much everything in life. Seriously. I don’t include notes in my kids’ lunch boxes. I don’t have a laundry system (unless you count barely getting it washed and dried and then having it sit around…

Planning the Halloween party for school? You'll love these 30+ DIY Halloween games for kids and for adults. Whether you are planning a preschool party or need something for older kids, these games are perfect for all ages. Includes Halloween Minute to Win It games too.

30 Awesome Halloween Games for Kids

I always looked forward to Halloween as a kid. I especially loved the candy, the costumes and the games! Check out these 30 awesome Halloween games for kids of all ages!  There are so many great DIY ideas! 1. Spider Web Walking by No Time for Flash Cards 2. Pumpkin Bowling by A Girl and…

If your family loves fall, then they're really going to love these fall scavenger hunt ideas. An autumn scavenger hunt for kids is the perfect way to get out, explore and enjoy the cooler temperatures.

15 Autumn Scavenger Hunt Ideas for the Family

Fall is undoubtedly my favorite time of year. From the hot cider to selecting the perfect pumpkins to the s’mores by a campfire – I can’t get enough of this season. An autumn scavenger hunt is the perfect way to get out, explore and enjoy this time of year. We’ve found a variety of autumn…

Whether you have multiple kids, young kids or older kids, you're going to love these 21 DIY chore chart ideas. Get your kids excited about doing chores and help keep them on track with their responsibilities with these chore charts and printables.

21 of the best chore charts for kids

Chore charts can get your kids excited about completing tasks and keep them on track with their responsibilities. We’ve rounded up some of the best chore charts, from fun DIY projects to simple printables. Chore Charts for Kids Pick-a-Chore by Clean Mama Cookie Sheet by Craftaholics Anonymous ChoreMonster web and mobile app Work for Hire by the Chic Site Rustic Jars by…

It’s time to simplify back to school with these tips and tricks to get you organized. In this free Master Back to School handbook, you’ll learn great ideas to do the night before school starts, a major shortcut for packing lunches, an organization tip you’re going to love, the 10-minute tech hack that will save you hours of anxiety, plus our favorite school supplies and activities to get your kids talking after school. And how I make sure to have dinner on the table every single night. Whether you have teens at home or a child heading off to preschool, this FREE download is for you.

Mastering Back to School – Free Download!

Heading back to school can be an emotional and crazy time. Amiright? As parents, we’re trying to juggle the responsibility of getting our kids back into a routine, keeping the masses of paperwork organized, while also adjusting to the huge shift in our family schedules. Back to school can be hectic, but it doesn’t have…

Help your kids have the best first day of school ever with these simple tips and activities to keep your morning on track. From finding the perfect outfit to tips for pictures, what to eat for breakfast and even free sign printables, these back to school tips for parents will make your first day great. Plus a free checklist to keep you organized.

How to Have a Great First Day of School

The first day of school can be full of emotions. Excitement. Anxiety. More excitement. Fear. Pure joy… And that’s just the parents. We all want the first day of school to go well for our kids. We want to make sure we send them off with lots of hugs and smiles and reassurance that everything…

Are you looking for ways to help your kids fall in love with reading while also increasing their reading comprehension? Immersion Reading is proven to help your kids understand, remember and dig deeper into books than ever before - and even comprehend up to two grade levels higher! This is a great activity for summer reading strategies.

Help your Kids Fall in Love with Reading

As parents, we have a lot of responsibility to teach our kids the basics and help them get off on the right foot at school — not to mention helping them avoid the summer backslide that’s so common between June and September. One of the best ways we can do that is encouraging them to…

Parenting doesn't have to be hard. If you're looking for ways to spend quality time with your kids, you'll love these simple ideas to help you bond with your children. Whether you have boys or girls, they'll love these simple, quality time activities. A must read for moms.

5 Unexpected Ways To Spend Quality Time With Your Kids

Family life is all about love, laughs, and OMG hurry up we’re late for soccer and somebody needs to pick up the 5,472 toys in the hallway and who left dirty underwear on the couch and WAIT is that dinner I smell burning??? We wake up together, stumble through our morning routines together, share some…

I'm always trying to find unique and fun ways to teach my kids about giving back. And I have to say that this takes the cake. Such a fun way to give back with your kids and help instill a spirit of giving. Learn more here.

A Fun Way to Teach Kids About Giving

Back in my working days, I was a fundraiser for non-profit organizations. I believe strongly in giving back, and I believe even more strongly in teaching my kids to give back as well. But sometimes that can be tricky. I model “giving” behavior with my kids, but it’s hard to known if it’s really sinking in.…