Browsing articles tagged with " back to school"
Aug
14
2012

Back to School Checklist

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Only a few weeks to go and the kids are back in school… are you prepared? As a busy parent you may often rely on lists to keep you organized, with that in mind Stockn’Go has decided to help remind and motivate you each week with a new list of things to do.  This weeks checklist is in honor of the kids going BACK TO SCHOOL! A bittersweet moment for most. Print out, or even [...]

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Aug
29
2011

Green Tips for College Life

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So, you’re going off to college. Exciting, isn’t it? Most colleges give out a list of ‘must-haves’ for incoming freshmen, but here are some green and money saving tips for that list, as well. Get a bicycle. You might need a car for longer trips, but for getting around campus there’s nothing more convenient and energy saving than a bike. You won’t have to pay for a parking pass or hunt for parking. You’ll save [...]

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Aug
18
2011

Back to School Skin Care Tips

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If you’re heading back to school – either high school or college – you want your skin to look its very best. You’ll start the school year fresh-faced and glowing when you follow this very simple regimen. Wash your face twice a day with a gentle cleanser. Using harsh cleansers that strip all the oils from your face actually make your oil glands produce more oil. Harsh cleansers or exfoliants can also irritate any bumps [...]

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Aug
12
2011

Reducing the Costs of Sending Your Child to College

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If your no-longer-so-small child is heading for college, you might have to worry about furnishing their dorm room or new apartment, along with supplying them with health and beauty products. I went through this a couple of years ago, and it can be a budget killer. College is expensive enough – add in health and beauty items that they’re going to need and stuff for the dorm, and it can send your budget into a [...]

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Aug
12
2011

Beat the Back To School Blues

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Summer is almost over. School is getting ready to start. If you’re a parent, you might be breathing a sigh of relief. (Or even doing a little yay-back-to-school dance in private.) It might not be such a time of celebration for your children. Here are a few things that can help your child transition back to school. Listen to your child and if she has fears, acknowledge them. Don’t try to soothe – it’s not [...]

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Jul
31
2011

Prepare Your Children for Back to School

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It’s almost time to go back to school. Are your kids ready? Prepare them for school and get them enthused about learning with these tips. You can fuel their creativity and start them on the road to a good education. Learning can be enjoyable, and they’ll find this out now when you utilize these tips. Read aloud to your children. Even if it’s no more than a few minutes a day, it’s an enjoyable thing. [...]

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Jul
28
2011

Green Back to School Shopping

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It’s almost back to school time! You’re going to need stuff. How can you balance a green life with back to school shopping? We’ve got some tips for you. Don’t worry – it’s easy. Make a list. Before you start your back to school shop, plan out what you really need. Do you have to have a new backpack? If it’s not too worn, don’t buy another. Do you really need a new lunchbox? Just [...]

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