As one of Aesop’s fables reminds us, the ants worked hard to prepare for winter while the grasshoppers played. And when winter came, the ants were cozy and carefree, but the grasshoppers struggled to keep warm and find food. When it comes to winter preparation this year, will you be an ant or a grasshopper? To avoid last-minute panic, costly repairs and a miserable winter, you might consider adding these steps to your Fall preparations for a carefree, winterized home.
Homework may not be your child’s favorite part of the school year, but it’s no secret that completing those after-school assignments can lead to academic success. Help the students in your household develop good study habits and tackle their homework with confidence by creating at least one of these well-stocked study stations within your home.
If you are like me, you may have discovered that although you have the best of intentions, you fall behind as soon as the hustle and bustle of a new school year begins. Don’t become frustrated, overwhelmed, or throw in the towel. Instead, follow these organizational tips for a smooth school year that have worked for me and other parents year after year.
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