Whether you’re heading to your freshman year of college or your first year of elementary school, preparing for back to school means more than just number two pencils and notebooks. In addition to the basics, kids heading back to school this year have a dizzying assortment of needs, resources and products available to choose from. For parents who may feel overwhelmed at the prospect of what their kids need, our national consumer expert will provide the latest tips and tools necessary for back to school. She will discuss everything from ensuring you take that last-minute family vacation when dropping the kids off at college to what every student needs in their backpacks and lunchboxes to stay fueled.
If anyone knows how to get a family on the move and into a seamless routine, it’s parenting expert Colleen Burns: she raised six sons! Colleen shares her top tips for getting parents (and kids!) ready for the school year to begin.