Back-to-School

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When Your Child Comes Home From School

When the people I love get home… The first couple of days that school is in session I wait anxiously at the door.  I keep watching for the bus; I want to hear every detail the second the kids walk in the door.  I’m antsy and excited. Once the first week of school is under […]

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First Day of School: Class of 20.. Shirt

Of course we all take a picture of our kiddos on the first day of school and love to show everyone how much they’ve grown and how cute they are.  It is so fun to see the changes from year to year.  This year I thought it would be fun to start a new tradition of […]

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Fun Back-To-School Ideas

I know, it’s just cruel that I even go there.  Well, depending on who you are ;).   For some of you, you’re glad for the late summer pep talk, “You can make it!  It’s almost time to send them back!”, am I right?!  It’s okay, you can nod your head, no one will see! Either […]

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Back To School Traditions ~ Schultuete School Cones

Are you looking for a fun tradition for back to school? How about a Schultuete, a German tradition that had been around since the early 1800’s?  In Germany a cone given to a child on their first day of school filled with sweets, trinkets and back to school supplies.  It’s no wonder this idea has […]

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