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Back to School Tips

Easy, Protein-Packed School Lunch Recipes

Stacie Billis | Posted 11.10.2013 | Taste
Stacie Billis

When you make either recipe, be sure to whip up a double batch: I guarantee you'll want these for your lunch, too!

Back to School: Skin Care Basics

Indie Lee | Posted 11.06.2013 | Style
Indie Lee

The stress of new beginnings and putting your best foot (and face) forward can cause breakouts. School is in session and today our lesson plan is what you can do to lower your chances of that first day breakout.

10 Things I'm Going to Do to Keep Back-to-School Sane

Bernadette Noll | Posted 11.04.2013 | Parents
Bernadette Noll

It's going to take some real good communication and intentions and calendar checks and coordinating (and did I say communication?) to keep it all cool, calm, collected and connected.

Disney Celebs Share Their Back-To-School Shopping Lists

Posted 08.22.2013 | Teen

It's that time of the year again. Yes, it's definitely a little sad that summer is over, but I get super excited when it's time to go back to school. ...

5 Things NOT To Stress About For Back-To-School

Posted 08.19.2013 | Teen

With summer winding down, it's totally natural to have the back-to-school jitters. After being out of school for three months, heading back to the cla...

How You Feel About Back-To-School, In Four Words

Posted 08.07.2013 | Teen

It's hard to believe back-to-school season is just weeks away. Actually, we don't want to believe it... and we're not alone in our dread. Yesterda...

What Is Your #1 Goal For The New School Year?

Posted 08.03.2013 | Teen

August is somehow already here (!!), which means back-to-school prep is right around the corner. So, we can't help but wonder: What do you want to do ...

Back-to-School Preparation Tips for Parents

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 09.24.2013 | Parents
Dr. Gail Gross

Children take their cue from their parents. If parents are calm, reassuring, optimistic and supportive, children will feel both confident and competent.

Boy Band IM5 Talk Teachers, School And Favorite Subjects

IM5 | Posted 12.17.2012 | Teen

In their last video, IM5 gave advice for making this school year your best ever, and now they're back to talk about how they would run school if they were teachers.

IM5: Boy Band Gives Tips On Getting Ahead In School

IM5 | Posted 12.05.2012 | Teen

In their last video, the group discussed their tips for back-to-school, and now they're back with advice for making this school year your best ever.

4 Back-to-School Brain Boosters

Marie Pasinski, M.D. | Posted 11.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Marie Pasinski, M.D.

Sleep is essential for students to achieve their academic potential. Not only does a good night sleep prepare us for an active day of learning, it is during sleep that memories are reinforced and learning is consolidated.

My Daughter Is Going Back To School... So What Am I Going To Wear?

Christina Anderson | Posted 03.16.2013 | Style
Christina Anderson

This week, my five-year-old daughter starts kindergarten. But the big question on my mind is, with a new school full of unfamiliar teachers and parents, what am I going to wear?

5 Ways Divorcing Parents Can Help Their School-Age Kids

Bari Zell Weinberger, Esq. | Posted 10.28.2012 | Divorce
Bari Zell Weinberger, Esq.

If you and spouse decided to divorce at some point during the summer, have you considered what the upcoming school year will be like for your kids?

They're Ba-a-a-a-ck!: Students Have Returned... Have You?

Ken Schneck, PhD | Posted 10.22.2012 | College
Ken Schneck, PhD

There's a whole big world out there off-campus. But we student affairs professionals can easily fall into the trap of myopically only seeing the residence halls and campus centers before us.

7 Healthy Back-To-School Lunch Recipes For The Whole Family

Posted 08.22.2012 | Healthy Living

The back to school season is the perfect opportunity to make a new (school) year resolution to eating healthier away from home, whether that's in the ...

How to Go Back to School Without Anxiety: A Q and A with Dr. Tamar Chansky

Tamar Chansky | Posted 10.21.2012 | Parents
Tamar Chansky

Summer is quickly drawing to a close and as you gather your back to school supplies, don't forget to equip your child with some good tips for making it a great, anxiety-free transition.

Green Tips For Back-To-School Shopping

Posted 08.15.2012 | Green

The days will soon be getting shorter and colder, which can only mean one thing: back-to-school season has arrived. Although it can be difficult to ad...

Back-To-School Preparations for Students... and Families

Craig A. Mertler | Posted 10.03.2012 | College
Craig A. Mertler

As the dog days of August approach, we collectively begin to redirect our attention from family vacations and summer camps to a return to school, complete with school supplies and new clothes shopping.

Back to School Glee

Silken Laumann | Posted 11.14.2011 | Parents
Silken Laumann

New Year for me is marked by the sound of the school bell. As all four of our children leave for school today, I am absolutely thrilled to be back at my desk happily writing away.

New Teachers: Twenty Tips for Success

Lisa M. Dabbs M.Ed. | Posted 11.07.2011 | Education
Lisa M. Dabbs M.Ed.

In no way do I want to add to the burden of the already-filled-to-the-brim new teacher stress bucket. I do, however, want to share just 20 tidbits which I hope will help ease new teachers into a fun, successful school year.

How to Get Youngsters Off to a Healthy School Year

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 10.22.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Admit it, Mom and Dad: You've gotten lax over the summer. Bedtime for the kids has gotten later as has the call to rise and shine. But now the youngsters are going back to school, and it's time to get the whole family back into a healthy routine.

Weathering Back to School Madness

Eileen Wacker | Posted 10.18.2011 | Parents
Eileen Wacker

Getting ready for a new school year is one of the biggest transitions our kids make, so we've decided to try to shape positive expectations using some of these approaches.

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

Back To School: Five Things Your Kids' Teacher Wants You To Know | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 10.15.2011 | Black Voices

School's already back in session in some parts of the country, but it isn't too late to start the year off right. As a parent, your expectations are h...