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BACK TO BACKPACKS
YOUR CHILD'S backpack is a key piece
of back-to-school gear that has to with-
stand daily wear and tear. Julie Cole, a
mom of six, shares her kid-tested tips.
Don't abandon last year's backpack
because of a little dirt or grime. Throw it
in the laundry to give it a fresh start.
. If buying new, invest in a high-
quality, durable backpack. A cheaper
one might provide short-term savings,
but it may not last the whole year.
e Choose a backpack with padded
straps that can be adjusted for a custom
fit. Check the sturdiness of all zippers,
compartments and mesh pockets
* Keep the design simple, with
gender-neutral colours, so it can be
passed on to younger siblings in the
eChoose a size that is appropriate
for your child, but check the space
inside to ensure it can comfortably hold
your child's lunch, water bottle, library
books and daily planner.
s year. "After you've taken a full
inventory, you'll have a better idea of what
r actual needs are," she says. "This will
make your back-to-school shopping easier
and more efficient.
Keep everything in its place
ay KarsTI VORKfamily for back-to-school
"Create a dedicated area at home for
school paraphernalia such as jackets,
WHEN ASKED if she's a Costco member, can put systems in place to clarify things shoes, bags, books and papers," Cole says.
The idea is to mirror the routine at school,
where students have a hook, cubby or
locker to hold their personal belongings. If
you have a little one entering kindergar
Julie Cole laughs and replies, "I have six
kids-you bet I am!" She is also the
co-founder of Mabel's Labels (mabels
labels.com), which sells peel-and-stick
personalized labels for clothing, sports
gear, lunchboxes and more that won't
andsave time." Here are some ideasto
you start the school year in a positive,
ten, it can be helpful to proactively prac
Give your calendar maximum visibility
Cole recommends posting alarge, easy ice tasks such as loading the backpack
to-view calendar in a high-traffic area. hanging up the jacket and switching to
come off in the dishwasher, microwave or
washing machine. Additionally, Cole is a
parenting blogger, a sought-after speaker
for business conferences and a regular
guest on TV morning shows.
"Visual organization tools work best with
kids because they build accountability and
reduce the need forquestions," she
Label it or lose it
In her house, she charts out a weekly calen
Youcan avoid trips to the lostand found
As her family's chieforganization off dar on a wall-mounted whiteboard. She (andthe expense of replacinglost items) by
iews back-to-school time as a uses markers in six different colours (one labelling everything. "Involve your child in
cer, Cole v
prime opportunity to establish daily rou- for each child) to list the day's activities, selecting the label design to encourage
tines and start building kids' independent events and appointments. Her olderch them to take pride in their belongings"
habits. "No one wants to nag their kidsall dren are responsible for adding their com Cole says. "It will also help students in
morning," she tells The Connection from mitments to the schedulein "their" colours. younger grades recognize their items and
her office in Hamilton, Ontario, "but you
With these household organization
Assess last year's gear
Every student in your household strategies, your family members will be
need basic back-to-school items such as a primed and ready to tackle a new school
backpack, a lunch bag, a waterbottle, a pair year ideally, with no nagging required. C
of indoor shoes, a pencil case and supplies
Back-to-school items, including planners
and backpacks, are available in Costco
warehouses and on Costco.ca. Costco.ca
also sells Mabel's Labels e-certificates.
Before you go shopping, Cole advises, see
Kristi York is an Ontario-basedfreelance
what can be salvaged and reused from the
writer, Costco member and mother of two.
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