2022, affiliate links

Five things to buy for a more organized school year

This post contains affiliate links. My children went back to school this week. I myself go back to school this week. We have established a pretty good routine, but as always, we will need to readjust once I start back to work next week. Here are five products that make our lives run a little… Continue reading Five things to buy for a more organized school year

2022, children

My “new school year” resolutions

Tomorrow is the last day of July, so August is literally right around the corner. My children have a week and a half before returning to school, but I myself have three weeks left of summer vacation. I am a huge fan of reflection and goal setting. The end of each school year affords me… Continue reading My “new school year” resolutions

2022, home office, organizing, school

Managing paper clutter

School has now started back for both my oldest daughter AND me. If you glance around our kitchen and living room right now, it's evident we've gone back to school. How? The piles of paper. Paper, paper everywhere and none of it spendable. In all seriousness, the paper piles were getting on my nerves and… Continue reading Managing paper clutter

2021, back to school, Blogging, DIY, family, kids, Personal, photography

Back to school: an easier approach to first-day photo shoots

My sweet girls went to school last week. My oldest started fifth grade and my youngest started kindergarten. Last year, I took no first day of school pictures since we were virtual. This year, I more than made up for it. I may have gone a bit overboard- I ended up taking over 70 pictures,… Continue reading Back to school: an easier approach to first-day photo shoots

2021, children, organizing, priorities, routines

Five things to do for a smoother start to the school year

School is just around the corner. As a teacher, I feel like we only just left school for the summer. As a parent, I am looking forward to the kids getting their routine back. While we are busy squeezing the last little drop out of summer, I have begun to think about what we can… Continue reading Five things to do for a smoother start to the school year