A Tool for Academic Success: The Student Planner

September 6, 2010

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the approach of the school year.  As a parent, there is a lot to juggle to get your child back into his regularly scheduled program – carpool coordination, school supply shopping and the reinstatement of pre-summer routines.  As a student, it can feel just as overwhelming.  Your preteen may be feeling anxious about a whole different set of responsibilities – in some cases, it’s the first time he’ll have a locker, the first time he’ll be changing classroom between subjects and the first time he’ll have to navigate a new school building.  One way to help your child feel more in control is to encourage him to develop organizational skills through the proper use of a student planner.

Read more at TweenParent.com!


Bathroom Storage Gets Neat: How to Organize Your Medicine Cabinet & Makeup

September 1, 2010

You want your bathroom to give you that zen-like spa feeling, but every morning you perform a circus-like juggling act to catch the falling moisturizer as you open the medicine cabinet door.  Not the most relaxing way to start the day.  Let’s fix that.

Read more at TheBeautyBean.com!