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Back-to-School Tips for Busy Parents

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Besides a balanced lunch, organizing your child’s back-to-school season is essential to a healthy start of the school year. Try these tips for a genius kickoff.   

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Your school year will go much more smoothly if you set up effective processes now — and stick with them. 

  • Save time, money and miles by connecting with other parents to set up a carpool sign up system for school, sports teams and other extracurricular activities. Genius Tip: Use our Calendar Sync feature to get automatic reminders on your personal digital calendar of commitments.
  • Be a superhero in your child’s classroom. Suit up with these tips to be a life-saving classroom parent and help your teacher organize class parties, snacks, mystery readers and more. Genius Tip: Manage a classroom school supply wish list with a sign up.
  • Fuel your child’s sports team or afterschool club by organizing a snack sign up. The last thing you want is a bunch of antsy kids on the sidelines.

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Sending your child to the bus stop may never get easy, but preparing for the school year can be with a few simple tips.  

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Parents have countless responsibilities throughout the fall season. Follow these tips ahead of time, and you’ll breeze through back-to-school season.