From kindergarten to highschool, if you're going back to school, here are the best ideas and hacks to help you master the process. From organization to hairstyles, outfits, lunches and even sports, you'll find it all here. These tips and activities will have you in a great routine this fall and are sure to make it the best year ever. #backtoschool #highschool #kindergarten #routine #commandcenter #organization #lunch #ideas

How I completely Mastered Back to School – and You Can too!

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…

Do you dread packing lunches? Not anymore! These 30 packed lunch ideas are healthy and easy and will inspire you to pack healthy lunches for school every day of the week. From sandwiches to soup and even lunches you can make ahead, these lunch ideas are great for kids. #lunch #backtoschool #packedlunch #recipes #easy

30 Great Packed Lunch Ideas for Kids

I will be honest with you, lunch is my all-time least favorite meal. I can dominate at breakfast. And while my kids might complain sometimes, I can whip up a…

After hours of "testing" different ideas, these are our favorite easy DIY Minute-to-Win-It Games.They're fun and simple to set up and still challenging for kids, teens and adults. These games are the perfect activity for kids parties, birthday parties, family parties, school parties, after-school parties or a pizza party. Plus some are themed for Halloween, Christmas and New Year's Eve. #MinutetoWinIt #games #kids #party

Minute to Win It Pizza Party

Between homework, track practice, dance lessons and… homework – our weekdays can feel downright hectic sometimes. So every now and then, we like to have a little Minute-to-Win-it Pizza Party on…

If you have an Amazon Alexa Echo Dot, there are countless skills, hacks and commands that will make your life easier. My favorite use for the Amazon Alexa is for kids! When I asked my kids to share their favorite fun games to play with Alexa, they narrowed them down to a whopping 26. HA! directenergy ad #echo #dot #amazonalexa #alexa #gamesforkids #parenting #tweens #kids #games #fun

26 Games Kids Can Play With Alexa (When It’s Too Hot to Do Anything Else)

We are smack dab in the middle of a summer heat wave, and it’s too hot to do much of anything. We haven’t turned on the oven in days, and…

Trying to figure out how to feed your kids dinner between busy sports seasons and after-school practice times? Put your crockpot to good use at the practice fields with this great tip for feeding kids healthy meals between after-school activities. Yes, you can use your crockpot in your minivan. Plus I'm sharing some tips on quick weeknight meals that will save your sanity during busy sports seasons. #kids #sports #quickmeals #crockpot

Back to School, Back to Sports

My kids are back in school, and that means we’re also right back into sports. This is good. And it’s also bad. It’s good because my kids love sports (currently…

Help your kids have the best first day of school ever with these simple tips and activities. From finding the perfect outfit to tips for pictures, 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 and help you know what to do a week before school, the night before school and the morning of the first day of school. #backtoschool #organized #checklist #firstday #signs #pictures

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…