Did you see this adorable set of Lunchbox Printables from Kiki and Company? I am going to be using these with my students as well as my kids. So cute!
Mini Accountability Binder
I also have my eye on this mini accountability binder from Mique at 30 Handmade Days. I think it would be perfect for my youngest who is starting junior high this year.
Find the boy color version here.
I loved this list of celebrities who have struggled with depression in the Huffington Post. The reason I liked this article is that each brief paragraph outlined different ways that the celebrities have found to help them cope with that depression. I am sharing this with my children.
43 Inspiring Celebs Who Lived with Depression
Photo from Michelle Lehnardt Scenes form the Wild.net
I also loved this post from Michelle Lehnardt at Scenes from the Wild. She talks about how the most important thins we can teach our kids is to be kind because "everyone they meet is fighting a hard battle."
The problem is that most parents say that they want their children to be kind but that is not the message that kids receive. This study shows that kids feel like their parents value grades more than they value kindness.
Parents value grades over kindness, kids say in new study
Something needs to change in the message that we are sending our children as they head back to school each year.
Perhaps you will want to join me in reading this letter to your kids before school starts
Photo by Glennon at Momastery
Good luck in sending all your darling children back to school. I can't wait to welcome all my students into another fun year of growth and learning.