Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘back-to-school’


Help a Child Go Back to School

Help a Child Go Back to School
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September has arrived and many children—my 13-year-old included—are eager to forgo another day at the beach or hanging out with mom (boring!) and head back to their friends and the classroom. But for many children, the prospect of returning to school is daunting if their families cannot afford the required supplies. Jeffrey Lassanske and other […]

To Clean or Not to Clean? I Don’t Really Care

To Clean or Not to Clean? I Don’t Really Care

I am hiding upstairs in my office while my husband supervises the boys in the now-ritualistic Back-in-School Room Clean-up. Today is the day the boys finally “get organized” for school, removing all Legos, Nerf guns and tools from the surface of their desks to make room for Serious Studying. Yes, my older son has been […]

Chaos Chronicles: Back-to-School Edition

Chaos Chronicles: Back-to-School Edition

A Chaotic school drop-off this morning — forgotten books, homework, mandatory shirt and tie! — signaling that school really is back in session. even if my family isn’t really back in session yet! We will get it together by next Monday. How are you managing the transition from summer to school?

Maybe some of the items on this Ten Things to Like: Back-to-School Edition will help you get back in gear….

Fill a Backpack for Fall

Fill a Backpack for Fall

September, we hope, is a long way off, but you can be a sponsor or volunteer now for this summer’s work on Foothill Family Service‘s Back-to-School Backpack program. Last year, on the first day of school, more than 1,600 elementary, middle and high school students who wouldn’t have school supplies otherwise were able to tote backpacks […]

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