If you’re a parent, then you know just how bittersweet a new school year can be. It’s tough to watch your little one move up a grade (and it’s likely even tougher to watch them say goodbye to summer vacation). And while shopping for first-day-of-school outfits and making back-to-school crafts is a fun diversion, getting organized for the school year is a necessity. Not sure how to get started? A few handy school organization ideas can make all the difference between a daily disaster and a household that runs like a well-oiled machine.
Staying organized during the school year involves more than making sure your kids complete their homework. Between chores, practices, activities, assignments, and meal planning, it’s easy to lose track of school supplies and papers (as well as your mind). If you’re looking to teach your children accountability this year while they soar to the top of the class, then here are some tips for keeping students organized, no matter how chaotic your schedules might be.