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Back to school shopping done, and only 28 miles put on the car

July 30, 2013 – 5:24 am

It’s that time of year! Armed with two teacher lists from my kids’ school and two daughters (my son was at a birthday party), I hit the stores last week for some supply shopping.
I’ll be …

Sound the alarm! School is almost here

July 24, 2013 – 8:14 am
wake up call

It’s 7:45 a.m. and through no preplanned design, my two schoolage children make their way down the stairs, one right after the other.
One lands on the couch with her stuffy and falls back asleep. The …

Ready, set … start the school year!

August 7, 2012 – 7:03 am

While my kids have been in classes for a couple of weeks now (I helped make photocopies of blank quarterly report cards yesterday), the vast majority of East Valley students head back to school this …

Homework time! Kids discover their desks

August 1, 2012 – 10:32 pm

Homework began at our house last night.
After a fun afternoon with friends, we arrived home about 7 p.m. Since I’m still getting used to the idea that my kids are back in school (and so …

2 year old takes over mommy’s blog for back-to-school rundown

July 19, 2012 – 4:00 pm

Hi! I’m Miss L, Michelle’s nearly 2-year-old daughter (Mom has called me “2” for nearly three months. So hey, where are my presents?”)
Today I spent the day with my mom. It started easy enough. Wake …

Back-to-school shopping signals start of new adventure

July 16, 2012 – 3:10 pm

Pencils and glue sticks and paper, oh my!
Two different shopping trips, six bags of supplies, and $100 later – eek! – and my kids have everything on their teachers’ lists for back-to-school.
“New Crayons for me? …

Summer shock: It’s almost time for school again

July 10, 2012 – 10:40 am

It’s that time of year again!
The “back-to-school” supply lists arrived at our house – via email and Web, of course – in the last week.
How is it possible it’s time already?
Of course, this photo says …

Back-to-school: Who is more anxious?

August 9, 2011 – 7:04 am

After attending meet-the-teacher night recently, I think I’m more anxious about my two big kids starting school than they are.
They were very excited to see familiar faces on the class lists. My daughter is entering …

School supplies in high demand

July 14, 2011 – 5:25 pm
Shopping for school supplies

Three shopping trips, luckily with a sleeping baby, a few frazzled moments as we wandered from aisle to aisle, and five (or was it six?) bags later — and I think we’re done.
Welcome to back-to-school …