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School Fundraising Ideas

L.T. asks from Hartford

I have just agreed to help my children's elementary school PTA with fundraising next year. As this is something I have no experience with, I was hoping to get some a...


Preparing for First Grade

J.D. asks from Boston

Hi Moms, My son will be starting first grade in September and I'm trying to prepare for it. We home schooled for Grade K because we didn't have public K in our tow...


Do You Personalize Lunch Boxes, Backpacks, & Water Bottles for School??

J.F. asks from Bloomington

So, I've taught elementary, but now I'm sending my oldest to K this year. (exhale) It is a full day, so she will have lunch there. I know I need to label everythi...


Fundraising Suggestions

V.S. asks from Reading

So my kids will be going to a brand new school - not just new to them, completely new in the district - next year, and it is a specialty school that draws from all ov...


Rolling Backpacks

M.F. asks from San Francisco

I know this question came up in the past but I am looking for more recent advice. My daughter will be starting 4th grade and we are looking into getting her a rollin...


First Time Mom of a Kindergartener

J.S. asks from Austin

My LO is starting kindergarten next month and I'm starting to think about school supplies. Groupon has a $36 deal today for a backpack/back to school bundle that incl...


Family Vacation Dilemma, What Would You Do?

J.B. asks from Boston

Sorry this got longer than I intended. My husband and I have 4 kids - 2 are 16, one is 10, the other is 8. The last time we did a fly-away vacation was 9 years ago...


Party Favor for 6 Year Old Birthday Party

J.K. asks from New York

My daughter is having her 6th birthday in July. We are having a pool party at our house. I wanted to see if anyone has any inexpensive and unique ideas for goody bags...


Mom Seeking 30Th Birthday Gift for New Mom

A.L. asks from Washington DC

I have a fried who is turning 30 this week. She also just had her first baby a month ago. She has everything she needs and wants...goes right out and gets it if she...