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Mom Tip #110 – School Prep ✅✏️📖✂️

these are my staples, basically I love to be prepared and so do my kiddos! so whatever I can do to start prepare them for a new school year, the better 🙂

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Start preparing your kids for school ahead of time, like more than the day before 😉

All 3 of my kids have some type of anxiety around school (really who doesn’t?) so starting to prepare them (and reminders for me)is key for our family!

Here are some tips we use at our house:

  • Reading– start reading some books about going back to school. I have one that is going into Pre-K (or Young Fives) so I do this mostly with him. Here are a few favorites
  • Bedtime routine – Again, this is probably most important for my little guy. However, sleep is important for all ages (even mamas too). so starting to ease into a earlier bedtime a few weeks before or the week of, works well for everyone in the family!
  • School Preparation Date – Make School exciting for the kids and take them, individually, on a date…

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All About those Kids, family, Mom Life

Mom Tip #110 – School Prep ✅✏️📖✂️

Start preparing your kids for school ahead of time, like more than the day before 😉 All 3 of my kids have some type of anxiety around school (really who doesn't?) so starting to prepare them (and reminders for me) is key for our family! Here are some tips we use at our house: Reading -… Continue reading Mom Tip #110 – School Prep ✅✏️📖✂️

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Toby Mac!!!!

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Yes, I do have a lot to be thankful for but…

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