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Back-to-School: First Day of School Traditions to Start

Back-to-School: First Day of School Traditions to Start

For my daughter’s first day of Kindergarten, I figured a photo would make the perfect first day of school tradition. I ordered a cute “First Day of Kindergarten” sign for her to hold while capturing the ...

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Tips for Adjusting to the Back-to-School Schedule

Tips for Adjusting to the Back-to-School Schedule

Back-to-school time already? While there are still a few weeks left to enjoy summer traditions, now is the time when many parents start thinking about the transition back into the school year schedule. How can you make the ...

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#SocialParenting: Share Back-to-School Photos with Pottery Barn Kids & Support Children in Need

#SocialParenting: Share Back-to-School Photos with Pottery Barn Kids & Support Children in Need

As a busy parent, is back-to-school preparation already starting to creep into the back of your mind? You’re not alone. It often seems like back-to-school shopping and planning starts earlier each year. Make your back-to-school shopping trips ...

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Academic Redshirting: Holding Kids Back from Starting Kindergarten

Academic Redshirting: Holding Kids Back from Starting Kindergarten

Would I have benefited from academic redshirting? Academic redshirting is the practice of holding kids back from starting kindergarten (typically those with birthdays close to the cut-off). I entered kindergarten at age 4 in the late 70’s. My ...

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Kids & Fashion: Allowing Children to be Themselves

Kids & Fashion: Allowing Children to be Themselves

Toward the middle of every summer for the past few years, I’ve started thinking about what my son (and now sons) will wear for the first day of school. I must admit I’m a sucker ...

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#SocialParenting: Back-to-School Pinterest Board Resources

#SocialParenting: Back-to-School Pinterest Board Resources

Are you in the throws of back-to-school craziness? You’re not alone. September can be a chaotic time for working families – on top of the normal work/life juggle, you’re also balancing new schedules, different morning ...

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My New “School Year” Resolutions

My New “School Year” Resolutions

Having resolutions in January is so passé. If I look back in history, my true “resolutions” tend to happen in September, even though I’m not really a resolution kind of gal. Summers are very lazy in ...

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#SocialParenting: Share Your First Day of School Photos!

#SocialParenting: Share Your First Day of School Photos!

Have your kids gone back to school already? Are they starting next week? Whether your child is starting preschool or senior year of high school, the “first day of school” photo is a timeless family ...

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Preparing for Preschool

Preparing for Preschool

Owen transitioned from the toddler program into preschool in early summer. Although he was certainly ready for moving up, the timing was unique in that he entered the preschool program as summer camp curriculum was starting. ...

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Back-to-School: Transitioning to Kindergarten

Back-to-School: Transitioning to Kindergarten

It’s official, my daughter is no longer a preschooler! After shedding a few tears at her preschool graduation, I’ve spent the first half of the summer preparing myself and will spend these last few weeks ...

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