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September Is The Worst

M. Blazoned | Posted 10.06.2015 | Parents
M. Blazoned

Come September, forget what you once enjoyed in your free time. You like piña coladas and getting caught in the rain? That's nice, dear, but no one cares.

How To Keep Back-To-School Clutter From Invading Your Home

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 09.08.2015 | HuffPost Home

Just when you thought the stress of preparing for back-to-school was over, another aspect of your life begins to go awry: home organization...

A Magical, Mystical, Whimsical List of School Supplies

Gil Troy | Posted 09.03.2015 | Education
Gil Troy

It's back to school time. Unfortunately, our society "gears up" without preparing properly, focusing on complicated lists of school supplies and expensive outfits. As an educator and father, I wish students also outfitted themselves intellectually and spiritually for their educational adventures.

Teachers Spend Way Too Much Of Their Own Money On School Supplies, And Here's Proof

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 09.03.2015 | Parents

It's not DeAnn Moran's responsibility to buy supplies for her second-grade students when their parents and schools do not. But she has consistent...

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year @HuffPostBlog

Jim Joseph | Posted 09.01.2015 | Parents
Jim Joseph

Back-to-School: it's the most wonderful time of the year. My kids are much older now, but I can vividly remember all the prep work to get ready for a new school year like it was just yesterday. It feels like it was just yesterday.

Back-To-School Cool

Kait Hanson | Posted 08.31.2015 | College
Kait Hanson

Now that I've moved on into the "real world", I can honestly say that I still love back-to-school season. It's a great time to pull yourself out of the summer slump, reorganize, prioritize and get motivated for the last quarter of the year.

Back-To-School Supplies Every U.S. Child Should Have On Day 1

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 08.25.2015 | Comedy

It's that time of year again, when the stay-at-home parents can finally return to their no pants routine. We're talking about the kids going back to s...

Public School Isn't Free, and Not Everyone Can Afford It

Joanne Goldblum | Posted 08.25.2015 | Impact
Joanne Goldblum

Poverty pokes holes in a family's life. Non-profit and government programs seek to close those holes. But we tend to so this imperfectly, because we are almost always short on resources.

Back-to-School Supplies With Spunk

Amy E. Goodman | Posted 08.20.2015 | Style
Amy E. Goodman

As school bells across America start to ring, it's time to gear up! Amidst the number two pencils, glue sticks and standard notebooks on everyone's lists, there are numerous ways to stand out and define your style with back-to-school supplies.

The Top 10 Back-To-School Trends Of 2015, According To Pinterest

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 08.18.2015 | HuffPost Home

Back-to-school time is crucial. It's the unofficial part of the year when trends matter the most. As schools gear up for the new year, students (...

8 Ways to Prepare Your Child for Kindergarten

Brent Almond | Posted 08.17.2015 | Parents
Brent Almond

Preparing your kid (and by "your kid," I mean you) for their first day of REAL SCHOOL is easier than you think. Just follow these few simple suggestions and everything will be absolutely, positively, one hundred percent perfect.

Literary School Supplies for Book Lovers

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 09.12.2014 | Books

It's finally back-to-school shopping season!

The 'Artisanal' School Supplies List

Norine Dworkin-McDaniel | Posted 11.02.2014 | Parents
Norine Dworkin-McDaniel

Great care was taken in choosing these school supplies to further your child's education and put him/her in a "ready to learn" state of mind, so we ask that you not deviate from this list when making your purchases. Some items may only be purchased at village cooperatives in the mountain regions of Asia, so plan accordingly as supplies may be limited.

Back-to-School Supplies With Heart

MeiMei Fox | Posted 10.26.2014 | Impact
MeiMei Fox

For every Yoobi item purchased, the company contributes an item to a Classroom Pack, which contains essential school supplies. Together with their non-profit partner, the Kids In Need Foundation.

The Price I'll Gladly Pay For My Kids' Education

Audrey Hayworth | Posted 10.12.2014 | Parents
Audrey Hayworth

Most people complain about the cost of the school supplies they have to buy each year, or the amount of the supply fee they pay to the school. I witnessed such a complaint while shopping, and have been so disturbed since that I had to write about it.

Purple Marker Haze

Beth Bartlett | Posted 09.22.2014 | Comedy
Beth Bartlett

'Don't sniff the brown scented markers,' I whisper before I slip over to the next aisle, where padded binders in bold patterns await. In a few minutes, I feel a presence beside me. 'You want some good stuff?' I nod. 'Staples starts their clearance Saturday. 8 a.m.'

Smartening up About End-of-the-Year Teachers' Gifts

Laura Wellington | Posted 08.05.2014 | Parents
Laura Wellington

Well, it's that time of year again, folks -- the time of year when parents grapple with what to get their children's teachers in appreciation for their year-long service.

Too Many Kids, Too Many Years In School? Recycle Those Supplies!

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

From Earth911's Maria Carter: Winter marks the halfway point in the school year — the perfect time to de-clutter cubbies and clean out lockers. ...

How to Save More Money on School Expenses

Women & Co | Posted 01.23.2014 | Money
Women & Co

School expenses don't just happen once a year. Even if you checked off every item on your kid's back-to-school shopping list, don't put away your wallet just yet.

Secret Van Surprises Teacher With $1,000 in School Supplies

Civil Beat | Alia Wong | Posted 10.03.2013 | Impact

HONOLULU - A van loaded with OfficeMax school supplies caught Kahaluu Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Lisa Nagatoshi by surprise on Tuesday. ...

Teachers In Hawaii Resort To Crowdfunding For School Supplies

Civil Beat | Posted 09.11.2013 | Parents

The following article is provided by Civil Beat. By Alia Wong Mrs. Romero really needs eight cushions so that her elementary school pupils don'...

Teachers Have it Rough... But Kids Are the Ones Who Suffer

Marc Joseph | Posted 11.03.2013 | Impact
Marc Joseph

Our dedicated teachers do what they do because they have a passion to help mold the future of this country, foster creativity in young people, develop character in students and help people lead productive lives.

Making a Difference: The World of Giving - Going Back to School and Giving Back to Educators

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 10.26.2013 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

I believe in the saying, "It takes a village to raise a child." Let's work together to be a close-knit village, ensuring all students have the items and materials they need to be successful.

71 Unconventional Back-To-School Products

Posted 08.26.2013 | HuffPost Home

HuffPost Home is proud to present a post from EcoFabulous -- be sure to check out their new home on HuffPost! Be smart about choices this year. Bac...

Why Back-To-School Time Makes Me Feel Nostalgic

Kathryn E. Livingston | Posted 10.23.2013 | Fifty
Kathryn E. Livingston

This will be the first in 25 years that none of my kids are going 'back to school.' They're all out of college now, have jobs, and though one is thinking of going on for some further training, it hasn't happened yet.