Snacktime on the Go – Lunchables Jr

School is starting back for kids and that means new schedules to get used to during the week. I have 2 daughters in elementary school and a toddler at home right now. who still naps after lunchtime. By the time he wakes up, we’re running out the door for carpools. The girls are at different […]

Back to School Tips – Get Ready for School

When my older daughter entered Kindergarten, I bought a brand new mini-wardrobe for her. She was lucky enough to get a spot in an amazing Charter School in the city and was required to wear uniforms to school. I bought lots of new blouses, jumpers, skirts and polos, along with the acceptable shoes and cardigan […]

Ultra Pasteurized Milk – No Fridge Needed #MilkUnleashed

My daughters are back at school now and we’re slowly getting used to the new schedules. The girls both moved up to new buildings, with new rules, so a few things have changed since last year. Last year, the girls could order milk at school for lunchtime and it was delivered to them at lunch […]

French Toast Uniforms Best Quality Best Prices

  Now that I have two children in school, I feel almost like a pro at buying back-to-school clothes. My little girls are in a Charter School, so they have to wear blue, khaki and white uniforms.The certainly narrows down where I can shop, but there are still dozens of local stores that sell uniform […]

Back to School Shoe Shopping with Famous Footwear

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Famous Footwear. All opinions are 100% mine.   Back to School   It’s that time of year – shopping for new school supplies. I always shop for new clothes and shoes this time of year too.  The kids like having new outfits to start […]

My Child Has Too Much Character #TeachingFAIL

My daughter’s school has something called “Character Awards”. Each quarter of the school year, children are chosen from each class to win the “Character Award” for that term. All of the children who win are announced and celebrated and get to miss class for an afternoon to attend their own private party. Their pictures are hung on […]

Marshalls and TJ Maxx – One Stop School Shopping

    If you’re like me, you may still have some back-to-school shopping to do. Actually, according to a study conducted by Mom Central Consulting and T.J.Maxx and Marshalls, 25% of moms surveyed wait until the last minute to do their back-to-school shopping. I bought the required school notebooks and glue sticks a few weeks […]

Safety Schmafety – How My Child’s Teacher Handled The Earthquake

I grew up in North Carolina.  So even though the earthquake today was the first one I’ve ever experienced, I remember doing earthquake drills in school.  Every year in N.C. the schoolchildren do earthquake drills at least once each year.   So I know they are done here.  My daughter has confirmed that they’ve already done […]

The Back to School Giveaway Hop is HERE! #backtoschoolhop

Welcome to the Back to School Giveaway Hop! A Helicopter Mom has teamed up with over 60 other blogs to bring you some AMAZING giveaways!  Take a few minutes to enter the easy Rafflecopter giveaways here at A Helicopter Mom, and then have fun hopping around to the other blogs!  Good luck and have fun!     […]

Mabel’s Labels Review

  My older daughter isn’t the type of child to misplace things. I can ask her where almost any of her belongings are and she knows where they are. It was strange then, when she started Kindergarten last year and her belongings started to go missing. Her brand new uniform sweater, for instance, was ‘lost’ […]