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Back-to-School Prep: 2 Teachers & Moms Help You Start the School Year Right

Updated: May 27

What to get, when to get it, and our favorite hacks.

Back-to-School Prep: 2 Teachers & Moms Help You Start the School Year Right

If you're feeling overwhelmed and frustrated with the never-ending back-to-school shopping lists and constant battles with your children over what they need, then you are not alone! Many parents find themselves exhausted from running from store to store, only to come home with items that don't fit or aren't approved by their kids. And let's not get into the frustration we feel when those brand-new items get lost on day 2 of the school year. Instead of the smooth transition you hope for, you're left with chaos and stress. It's time to put an end to the madness and discover tips and strategies that will make back-to-school prep a breeze, saving you time, money, and sanity.

From this episode, you'll be able to:

  • Discover invaluable advice to ease your stress during the back-to-school rush.

  • Equip yourself with usability tips for simple and effective labeling of children's belongings to aid organization.

  • Chuckle with us over our misadventures during a business trip to Philadelphia.

  • Rekindle your love for 90s music with our selection of the decade’s unforgettable hits.

3 Back-to-School Pro Tips From CK & GK:

  • Take advantage of tax-free weekends for back-to-school shopping in your state.

  • Have conversations with your child about what to do with uneaten food in their lunchbox. Be clear about what to throw out and what to bring back home.

  • When shopping for clothing, buy a few new things before the school year. Wait until after the school year starts and kids have decided what they want to wear to buy more clothes!

Host Bios:

CK & GK are your go-to gurus for all things back-to-school shopping. Veteran moms and organized(-ish) planners, they know the ins and outs of preparing for a new school year. They’ve turned this once dreaded task into a breeze. Caitlin & Jenny's unique set of tricks and tips are not only practical but have been field-tested on her own family. Earning their stripes in the challenging world of everyday parenting, they’re passionate about making preparations for school fuss-free and ensuring kids get off to a great start. Find more content at this episode's blog post, here. And, check out our Instagram Reels for other tips to get ready for B2S like a pro!

Thanks for listening,


1 Comment

Unknown member
Jan 16

And if you're a Mac user, you might find this free video editing software from Movavi useful for creating and sharing your back-to-school memories. Happy shopping and good luck with the new school year.

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