Category: School

When your firstborn starts school

Dear Mrs. M, You don’t know my son yet, but we have been talking about you all summer. He is bursting with excitement as he waits impatiently for the first day of school, and checks daily to make sure his brand-new backpack is still…

Getting organized for the new school year

We’ve got two weeks until D’s first day of school, and C will start preschool the following week. HUGE changes for our family, and that means I’ve got to up my organization game. Here are a few goals on my mind right now: Picking…

Easy bento lunches (without buying those crazy-expensive boxes)

A dinosaur-shaped sandwich surrounded by star-shaped pieces of cheese. A container of yogurt dressed up with a few sprinkles. A toothpick skewering little chunks of apples, strawberries and grapes. There’s something about tiny portions of all different foods that makes lunch SO VERY EXCITING…