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Get Schooled With These Back-To-School Basics


Get Schooled With These Back-To-School Basics

Parenting Expert & Mom Colleen Burns Gets Busy Parents (and Kids!) into a Stress-Free School Year Routine

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NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether your child is heading to their freshman year of high school or their first year of elementary school, preparing for back to school means more than just number two pencils and notebooks. For parents who may feel overwhelmed at the prospect of what their kids need, Colleen Burns, our national consumer expert - will provide the latest tips and tools necessary for back to school.

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  • Get out of town: Whether you're already planning your fall break or if your family still has time to take one last getaway before school starts, makes planning a trip easy with more than one million unique places to stay - across every budget - from five-star hotels to villas, apartments, boats, tree-houses and more. Because every kid dreams about staying in a tree house! And when searching for your accommodation – whether through the website or mobile app – you have access to over 160 million real and up-to-date reviews from guests who have stayed at the properties and booked through their website to ensure that your travel experiences match your expectations. You can stress less knowing their in-house customer service team is there to help 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Check out more at
  • Pack & go: Horizon Organic offers great lunchbox solutions for parents. Drop a milk box and cheese stick in your child's lunch bag to help power their day with 15g of organic protein! These dairy options are nut allergy friendly sources of protein, allowing parents to not go "nuts" over nut allergens. Horizon Organic milk boxes are shelf stable, making it convenient to pantry load all of your kids' favorite flavors – Chocolate, Vanilla, Strawberry and Original – and worry less about running out. Cheese sticks, available in both Mozzarella and Colby, are a great a grab-and-go snack – and don't leave any crumbs! Check out more at
  • Snack-hack: Nature Valley Biscuit Sandwiches are the perfect mid-morning treat or after-school snack when hunger strikes. With two crispy biscuits made with 100% natural whole grain oats this wholesome snack is sure to be a hit and provide that extra boost of energy. Filled with creamy almond butter filling, this healthy snack is a must have for the back to school shopping list. Check out more at
  • School year savings: Moms and dads take pride in saving money and Staples' 110% Price Match Guarantee ensures competitive prices on back-to-school essentials. They feature a wide assortment of products that are in stock all-season long, so students can check off their entire back-to-school list at one destination. Each store is filled with dedicated associates available to provide expert counsel as parents navigate their children's lists. Check out more at

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