- Back on Schedule - As Benjamin Franklin once said, "Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise." My girls need their sleep. Since they'll have to get up early, we'll have to make sure they're in bed early all this week.
- Reminder Lessons - During the summer, the girls periodically work in their workbooks to keep some of the things they learned fresh in their minds. However, they've not been doing this as often as I'd like. This week, we'll be sure to make sure we remember our sight words, practice counting in the car, and read a little extra each night.
- Picking out food - Breakfast is so important for my kiddos. We make sure we have enough time to eat each day before leaving for school. After all the work they do in the morning at school, lunch is a necessity too. My girls aren't "packed lunch" fans though. They prefer warm foods and leftovers to sandwiches. We'll have to go out together to pick out healthy foods that they will eat for their lunches. Fresh fruits and veggies are usually a big hit with both girls.
- Back to School Supplies - Nothing says back to school like picking out supplies. I still love the smell of a new box of crayons and the feel of a crisp new sheet of paper just out of the package. To mentally prepare the girls for the return to school, we will definitely have to go out supply shopping together. Once everything is labeled and packed in their backpacks, they'll know it is really time to get back to the routine of school.
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