Are you ready for the first day of school?
Seeing old friends, meeting new teachers and saying goodbye to summer (waah!): The beginning of the school year is a flurry of activity and mixed emotions. Make this transition as smooth as possible for kids and yourself by spending some time during the last few weeks of summer vacation putting smart systems in place around the house.
From gathering lunch-making supplies and keepsake boxes to organizing wardrobes, hanging backpack hooks and more, here are six tasks to check off your list for a home that’s ready for the first day (and beyond).