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7 Planning Tips for a Perfect Prom

7 Planning Tips for a Perfect Prom

Mid April and prom season has arrived! For the next 6 weeks, one or more high school communities in most every city in the nation will be celebrating this special event for juniors and seniors. And while the prom committees, staff, and administration are busy making sure everything is ready for the dance itself, its ...

8 comments   |   Kids, School, Teens
Report Cards ~ Should Parents Pay For Grades?

Report Cards ~ Should Parents Pay For Grades?

Halfway through the school year and we’ve just received the 2nd round of report cards for our children.  Proud of their hard work, it has long been our tradition to take our children out for a special family dinner to celebrate their accomplishments. Because we don’t eat out often, this has always been a much ...

1 comment   |   Kids, Party, School, Valentine's Day
Room Mom Valentine Party Ideas with Conversation Hearts

Room Mom Valentine Party Ideas with Conversation Hearts

    Nothing says Valentine’s Day like old fashioned Conversation Hearts. But lets be honest, I’ve never found them all that enticing to eat but oh how they beg to be put to good use. If you are a room mom planning a class party for tweens, using this classic candy as your theme makes ...

Valentine’s Day Classroom Treats for Tweens

Valentine’s Day Classroom Treats for Tweens

Finding Valentine’s Day classroom treats for tweens is tricky business. As a room Mom, I’m still thinking all things creative, cute and delicious right? But not when it comes to tweens. Equal parts somewhat awkward as they try to act older yet still wanting to be little in so many ways, suddenly the room Mom ...

Get Organized in December {Your Household Notebook}

Get Organized in December {Your Household Notebook}

With the holidays upon us its easy to avoid thinking about how to get organized for the New Year.  But truly, its time to get your organized game on.  Hopefully these next few weeks will give you windows of time to ponder what an organized New Year might look like.  And hopefully you’ve followed our ...

Easy Teacher Gift Ideas for Christmas

Easy Teacher Gift Ideas for Christmas

With just a few weeks of school before break, Room Moms are working on clever teacher gift ideas for Christmas.  The good news is you’ve got the weekend to pull things together before the class party chaos begins and with a just a bit of effort you can find just the right gift.  We’ve got ...

Your Busy Family and Fall Schedules

Your Busy Family and Fall Schedules

Fall schedules are full of fun which means no time like the present to get organized and back on track.  As colder temps settle in and the leaves begin to change color, I’m eager to keep the new groove positive for each of us and in many ways, it’s up to me to make that ...

Comments   |   Kids, School, Time, Volunteer
5 Tips for an Organized School Book Fair

5 Tips for an Organized School Book Fair

Today we are talking about how you can organize a school book fair. The last few years I have been part of our elementary school book fair and I think there are a few key things to keep in mind whether you are simply volunteering to help out at some point during the week or ...

How to Make a DIY School Planner

How to Make a DIY School Planner

Today its time to talk about how to make a DIY School Planner. The latest entry in our year long series GO MOM!® Organizing Tips, August is the bomb for all things back to school and when it comes to that paperwork, its up to you, Mom, to give it a home. So here are ...

Homework for Kids ~ An Organized Space

Homework for Kids ~ An Organized Space

When it comes to homework for kids, there’s not a Mom in town who isn’t doing her best to make sure homework becomes a positive and productive habit instead of a daily drama.  Part of our year long series GO MOM!® Organizing Tips, August has us talking all things back to school.  And lets face it, ...