How Are You Preparing Your Children to Head Back to School?

After weeks of carefree summer vacation, it's coming time to buckle down as school starts on Sept. 4.


It's entering the last week of August, and parents everywhere are counting down summer vacation.

Stores are advertising back-to-school sales on everything from clothing and sneakers to pencils and backpacks. There's so much to do to get ready for school.

Related: Back to School Guide

Parents have to make sure their children have all items on their supply list and new clothes if they've outgrown their old ones. Of course, there's always making sure they are in the right frame of mind to make the transition from summer vacation mindset to be ready to work hard at school.

So, when do you start preparing for back-to-school? Are you shopping the sales now, or waiting for last-minute bargains? 

Tell us in the comments below.

Cynthia Grimley August 28, 2012 at 01:46 PM
We are busy getting ready for school to start next week. New clothes, shoes, and school supplies have been purchased. Orientations are this week. Everyone is getting excited to start a new school year, and get back into regular routines! :) Note - KP schools begin on Tuesday, September 4th - not the 5th! :)
Jennifer Sloat August 28, 2012 at 01:48 PM
Thanks KP Girls Mom! You sound busy, enjoy the first day!


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