13 Must-Have Items for the Start of School

With the end of summer quickly approaching, it’s time to start preparing to go back to school. If this is your first year of high school or college, or you have a child who is making the transition to a new school for the first time, this may be a nerve-wracking experience. Luckily, there are tons of things that you can do to make sure that you’re mentally ready for both the challenges and excitement that you’re about to face.

Back-to-School Tips for a Stress-Free Start

For many parents, August is just one long lead up to the beginning of school, which can be stressful if you have a new student in the family, or just a kid prone to worrying about new things. Starting school can be a fun experience — you just have to plan ahead, and know what will help your child succeed in a new grade, or even a new school.