OShop for school supplies. Let your child choose the designs of his pencil box, notebooks and back pack so he will be motivated for his first day at school. He will surely enjoy writing with his new pencils and notebooks. Remind your child to always return his things inside his bag so he will not lose them.
List seasonal, annual, semi-annual, and quarterly expenses you incur, but didn’t pay while you were tracking your spending. This may include taxes, car registrations and maintenance, insurance payments, gifts, school activities. Estimate, and divide the totals by twelve to come up with your monthly expenses for these items.
In much the same way as you met a new group of people all those years ago when you had your new-born, there will be a group of other parents in the same situation as you now.
Then I discovered eBook cookbooks. They are so wonderful, of course you need access to a computer but in today’s world of technology most of us have a laptop we take with us. Actually, there are a lot of PDA’s and iPods that you can store text files on too. Anyway, you can store tons of cookbooks and if you don’t want them stored directly on your computer you can burn them on to a Cd. One CD will hold a number of cookbooks depending on the size of course. The space that you save in your kitchen is amazing and yet you still have access to all your favorite cookbooks and recipes.
Just make sure that you don’t turn into one of those nagging parents who can’t cut the parental umbilical cord, otherwise you run the risk of never getting your messages returned. There’s a fine line between keeping in touch and being overbearing. Make sure that you keep on the right side of it.
Your decision to homeschool you first grader is a great responsibility. Don’t panic. Don’t stress out. Yes, this is an important time in the life of your child, and you may not feel prepared or capable. Relax. Have fun. Your child will learn every thing he needs if you enjoy school.
“Then where?” He stuttered quickly, his eyes riveted to hers as she gestured to the vacant storage room across the hall from where they now stood. He was familiar with this room as he had often been asked to collect various supplies for teachers throughout the few years of his education at this school. It was where most of the school’s paper supplies had accumulated over time, and rarely was visited or ever locked. It was also known as the make-out room among the majority of the students. He never had opportunity to enter there for that specific reason in the past. But today was quickly proving to be very different.
If you are an alcoholic, and you read this, go get help. There are a.A. chapters in every city and country of this world. There are no excuses. If you can’t give up drinking, give up your children. Being a parent means being responsible. There are links to A.A. and even internet chapters online. Use them. You owe it to your children.