Backpack Shopping 101: Tips to Avoid a Pain in the Neck

Backpack Shopping Tips

Think the books and school supplies that your child is carrying in a backpack slung haphazardly across one shoulder are harmless? Think again. Heavy loads carried by more than 79 million students across the U.S. can cause low back pain that often lasts through adulthood. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in 2010… 

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Back To School Ideas for Early Learners

Back to school ideas

It is Back To School time for us.  We have been doing this a while, our oldest starts college, our son starts his Junior year of High school, the others are starting 6th grade, 2nd grade, and kindergarten.  Our youngest child will start homeschooling in preparation for kindergarten next yet. I wanted to share some… 

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#GetFresh this Back to School season with The Fresh 20, I am!


I feel so guilty about the amount of money we spend on fast food, not because I can’t get enough but because it is extremely convenient. Running kids to school, sports and other activities. Somewhere in that Im supposed to clean house, take care of babies and make healthy meals. I’ll admit it right now… 

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Back-to-School #Giveaway – #BTSGuide


Yay it is back to school time and my kids are so excited… We are too that is why we put together the Back-to-school guide for you on Monday. Candy, Kelley and I thought you might enjoy winning some of the goodies we had on the guide. So here is your chance to win one… 

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Ten Tips: Back to School Resolutions for Parents by Renee Thompson

Back to school resolutions

Each new school year is a chance for children to start fresh and establish new routines. The same is true for parents, who play a huge role in a child’s education. As you send your children back to school this year, consider making a few resolutions of your own to make this a successful academic… 

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Fun #Back-to-School Shopping Guide


Hello friends what a wonderful time of year… I love fall for many reasons like birthdays and holidays, but first PapaBear and I have 4 kiddos going to school this year.  It is really exciting but so many things to do so many things to get. The girls and I at and put… 

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Back to School: Healthy Lunch Ideas

Healthy School Lunch Ideas

  If you wish for your child to grow big, strong and full of vigor; you must take your time making your child the most healthy breakfast you can do. Most often children fall prey to eating things that are sweet and tasty. Of course nothing that tastes this good can ever be considered healthy,… 

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Back To School – Pick the right back pack


Here we are for another back to school shopping session and my (almost 8 yo) daughter has been wanted a Justin Bieber Backpack.  She was torn between a messenger style and a traditional style back pack.    I learned early on that even the cutest back pack could cause a lot of pain.  My oldest really liked… 

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