There’s a certain magic about the end of summer with its long, hot days filled with outdoor activities and late-night bedtimes for kids. This also happens to be the time that parents and caregivers everywhere start to scour the school websites for teacher supply lists, or even for college supply lists for the older kids. It’s a weird season of soaking in the last of the sweltering, sunscreen filled days mixed with planning for the return of school routines. With it comes the anxiety of school supplies and the pending cost, especially for families with multiple children. Here are a few ideas to take the worry out of back-to-school shopping for busy families.
What is your favorite hack for back-to-school shopping? Do you like to bulk buy? Do you scour lists way early and prepare in advance? Does your school offer supplies that you can order & pick up as a PTA fundraiser? Share with Milhousing Network the tips and tricks you have to prepare for back to school in the midst of the busy military lifestyle, which usually includes a PCS in the weeks before school starts.
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