What hot topics are parents talking about this school year? From budgets to bedtimes, after school sitters to screen time, UrbanSitter surveyed families across the nation for the new school rules and back to school stats you’re most curious about!
Back-to-school time is nearly here, which means parents everywhere are bracing for the frenzied shopping, new schedules, and busy days that are soon to come. With so much to do and buy for the kids, you likely haven’t given much thought on how you can prepare yourself for a fresh start, too. With a little […]
With kids back in school, our eyes have been anything to help prepare for the busy days ahead. Here are our favorite Pins for getting the kids (and you!) back to school in style, filling bellies, and keeping everyone organized and a little less harried. 1. Ditch the bag of cookies or the tired yogurt […]
Contributed by guest author Whitney Tang, Executive Editor of Nanny Magazine It’s September, which means hordes of children have headed off to school, many for the first time. As you gear up for that first day of meeting the teachers and kissing your munchkin goodbye, a momentary thought might pass through your mind: What in […]
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Even if you are sad to see the summer go, there’s no denying the excitement a new school year brings. You can get your kids motivated for a fresh start and build lasting memories by starting back-to-school traditions you can repeat each year. These fun, memorable traditions will have everyone raring to go! To help […]
No doubt, the impending start of a new school year is already taking a toll on your budget. It’s a bit hard to swallow the thought of also adding in the cost of after-school activities, including registration fees, uniforms and equipment. Those activities might be fun for your kids, but in addition to quickly adding […]
Now that your kids are back in school and likely spending a sizable part of their day in after-school activities or riding along in carpool, it’s important to make time to get outside to play. Experts recommend toddlers receive an hour of daily physical play that includes time outdoors. Older children, ranging from preschool to […]