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Back to School Season

7 Unexpected Perks of Back-to-School for Parents

Jamie Davis Smith | Posted 11.04.2014 | Parents
Jamie Davis Smith

I cried a lot the first day at drop-off and don't think I'll ever stop missing having my kids with me during those hours. But, I have to admit, after just a week, I have noticed some unexpected perks.

Why We Need To Love Teachers

Lisa Stadnyk-Webb | Posted 10.29.2014 | Parents
Lisa Stadnyk-Webb

I always knew how great the responsibility of a teacher was, but it wasn't until I became a mother myself that I understood just how much it meant to have such an influence on another person's child.

5 Thoughts That Go Through Every Parent's Head As Back-To-School Approaches

Dynamom | Posted 10.22.2014 | Parents

Of course, you love spending more time with the kids during the summer months, but let's be honest: Having them back in their classrooms is all kinds of awesome.

Back-To-School Shopping Season Gets Off To Strong Start

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 08.14.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — The back-to-school shopping season is off to a promising start, but retailers may be sacrificing profit for sales. The National Ret...

Why I Hate Being Accosted With Back-To-School Ads In July

Kathryn E. Livingston | Posted 09.17.2014 | Fifty
Kathryn E. Livingston

I've been noticing that each year the back-to-school craze seems to begin earlier and earlier. Is this because unbeknownst to me (now that my kids are grown) school is starting in July?... Why then, must I be accosted with visions of notebooks and backpacks before I've even made a visit to the beach?