Good Ways to Design Your School Drop Off Zone

Good Ways to Design Your School Drop Off Zone

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When it comes to getting kids to school safely and on time, the school drop off zone continues to pose a headache. Parents trying to drop off their kids are often in a hurry, and the drop off area needs to be able to withstand a high volume of traffic during the half hour or so before the school day begins. Deliberate, creative design can help ensure that your school’s drop off zone is functional, convenient, and safe for students. If you’re planning a school or thinking of renovating your current setup, the below tips can help. Features to Include in Your School Drop Off Zone Your school drop off zone needs to be designed to withstand the traffic that your school sees during its prime hours – just before…
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9 Tips for a Successful Spring Sports Season

9 Tips for a Successful Spring Sports Season

Karpool, Tips
As we head into March, it means it is time for spring sports! As the weather starts to warm up, kids are moving back outside for sports, such as baseball, softball, soccer, track & field, field hockey, and lacrosse. If your child is new to spring sports or has been playing for years, there are a few things parents can do to help them have a safe and successful spring sports season. Get a Physical While schools often require an annual physical to participate on a school sports team, you should have your child get a physical exam by a doctor even if their club or travel team does not require one. During the physical, the doctor will make sure your child is physically fit and able to play. The…
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10 Realistic New Year’s Resolutions for Moms

10 Realistic New Year’s Resolutions for Moms

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It’s that time of year again. The time when we attempt to make good new year’s resolutions only to crash and burn by mid-February. This is because mom new year’s resolutions tend to be unrealistic and extremely difficult to do in the first place – let alone maintain for an entire year. So rather than making resolutions to never raise your voice or to cook healthy meals every night, let’s look at how to make realistic new year’s resolutions that will make us better moms without causing us to pull our hair out. 1. Find the Humor This year resolve to laugh more. Kids can drive us crazy, but instead of getting upset at all their silly antics, choose to laugh. Laughing is good for you! It is a stress…
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