The Best Real Mom Advice for the First Day of School

Need help preparing for the first day of school? (Don't we all!) Check out these tips from moms just like you! (17 Photos)

Laura Motta on Aug 10, 2012 at 6:23PM

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Pre-Plan Breakfast

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a Laura Motta on Aug 10, 2012 at 4:46PM

"The easiest way for us to stay sane is to prepare everything the night before -- pack bags, get any sports equipment out, make lunches, pick out clothes, etc. I also pre-plan breakfast -- get out the cereal, set up the coffee maker, cut up fruit for smoothies and store it in the blender. If I don't do this, there's no way we get out the door on time!" -- Meredith  

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