09/05/2013 12:25 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

17 Parents Who Will SCHOOL Back-To-School Season

1. The mom who tackles morning chaos with illustrated diagrams.


2. The dad who makes a perfect ponytail ... with a vacuum.

3. The mom who keeps her kids casual, but classy.

4. The dad who gave his adorably nervous daughter a first day pep talk.

5. The mom who knows exactly what a first day photo should look like...

6. And the mom who knows how to make a first day video. (Because this video says it all.)

7. The dad who cares so little about being highly embarrassing that he went to the bus stop, wearing a different costume everyday, for a year.

dale price

8. The insanely talented parents who turn boring sandwich bags and napkins into works of art.

david laferriere sandwich art

(Click here for more of David Laferriere's sandwich bag art.)


nina levy

(Click here for more of Nina Levy's napkin art.)


lunch bag art

(Click here for more of Derek Benson's lunch bag art.)


superhero lunch cartoons

(Click here for more of Lars Gronholt's "Lunchbox Enforcers.")

12. The parents who focus on packing incredible treats inside those lunch bags.

lunchbox awesome

lunchbox awesome two

(Click here for more from Lunchbox Awesome.)


flower pops

(Click here for instructions to make lunchbox sandwich pops.)

14. The mom who built a desk that just might keep siblings from fighting.


(Click here for more back to school ideas from A Sprinkle of This.)

15. The parent whose kid turned in this homework.

16. The dad who made this train bed has bedtime on lock.

17. But at the end of a school day, there is one dad who wins it all -- the guy who wrote this.


Seriously kids...