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Many Parents Are Talking to Their Kids About Back-to-School Shopping Budgets — Dollars and Sense

The new school year begins soon, and with that comes back-to-school shopping. And since many parents are feeling the crunch of the economic downturn, that means lots of them are talking to their kids about something they often haven’t before: money.

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‘Back-to-School Saturday’ Is the Newest Shopping Holiday — Dollars and Sense

You know about shopping holidays like Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but how about Back-to-School Saturday?

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5 Ways to Get Your Kids to Do Their Homework

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Fall means school, and school means homework, and homework –- for many a family -– means stress and arguments. But getting homework done doesn’t have to be a daily battle. Here are a few easy

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10 Great Songs About School

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We've got ten good reason schools shouldn’t be cutting arts budgets: these great songs about their hallowed halls. After all, if they eliminated music classes, who’s gonna write songs about how cool school is?

 

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Be True to Your School
The Beach Boys, 1963

 

 
Good clean fun.

 

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Wonderful World
Sam Cook

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10 Amazing Lunch Boxes

If you don’t want your kids braving the mystery meat this school year, the first thing you need is a super-cool lunchbox. Here are some of our faves:

 

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I’m Not a Paper Bag Bag

 

 

Made of 100% recycled cotton, this non-paper bag sends a (slightly snobby, but hey – you’re being green) message about your eco-savviness. After just a few months of using this instead of real paper bags, i

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5 Fun After School Activities That Keep Kids Learning

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A child’s day doesn’t end when the final school bell rings. In fact for many children it’s just beginning. Where to go for ideas? Oddly, pull from what your kids love most about school — and think outside the sandbox. From the physical, to the

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Back to School – How to Plan the Perfect Carpool Ride

Who says you can’t have your cake and eat it, too? With a good carpool in place, you can save time and money. It just takes a little bit of planning and a willingness to flow with whatever the morning gives you. Here are five tips to help your carpool get off without a hitch.

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Back to School – 5 Tips for Kids Waiting at the Bus Stop

School is almost back in session, which means it’s time to start brushing up on tips for taking the bus. The school bus can be a great resource for time-strapped parents and independence-seeking children alike. But it also needs to be approached with safety and care.

Here are five tips to make your child’s bus ride the best it can be.

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Best High School Movies – 5 Films That Made the Grade [VIDEOS]

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Though it's hard to believe it, summer is just about over. Which means it's time to get the kids ready to go back to school.

And what better way to do that than by showing them a couple of movies?

We've compiled a list of our five favorite movies about high school, movies that explore the good, the bad and the ugly of what may or may not have been the best years of our lives.

Check them out below.

 

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