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5 Tricks for Calming Back-to-School Jitters

We’ve got a whole “Back-to-School ” theme going on here this week. Last week it was6 Things Your Child’s Teacher Wants You to Tell Them and on Monday I finally released our new Kids’ Responsibility & Money Management Kit! (I’m SUPER excited about this. It’s going to be just the thing to help get your kids organized and ready to take on the school year, as well as some new responsibilities.)

Today, I’m over at eHow Mom discussing 5 easy tricks we use to calm back-to-school jitters. These tips are great whether your child is starting preschool, kindergarten, or even middle school. Check ’em out and then tell me…

Question of the Day

Do you have any special first day of school rituals? Also, don’t forget these handy MPMK school resources:

1st Day of School Photo Printable Pack :  “When I Grow Up, I Want to Be _______”


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An Entire Month’s Worth of Nut-Free Lunches


9 Brilliant Ideas for Setting Up a Homework Station Anywhere




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Adelle F. August 26, 2014 at 7:35 am

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Steph (MPMK Founder) August 26, 2014 at 3:34 pm

Thanks for letting us know – they should be all fixed!


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First day ritual – homemade chocolate chip cookies greet them upon returning home.


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