If you’re like me, you realize this summer is going by pretty quickly. We still have a bit of time before all of our summer fun ends, but we are also in need of back to school preparation. Preparing for back to school can become overwhelming for both parents and children. The best thing I’ve done in past years to help ease this is to begin early. This includes purchasing school supplies early to avoid the mad rush, as well as planning out my calendar for my children’s extra-curricular activities and the school’s early dismissal and vacation days (this comes in handy for child care or if your family likes…
********Updated August 2020******** No matter what grade your child is entering, they MUST use a pencil. You can get away with not sending a binder or backpack (I highly recommend sending a backpack, though. ‘Cause they usually send home lots of important papers) on the first day. However, it’s a wise idea to send at least one pencil and notebook.