Going back to school can be stressful for the entire family. Here's a checklist for parents to help keep you calm, cool, and collected.
- Weekly menu prep and grocery lists! Plan out your meals for the week before heading to the grocery store to make sure you get everything you need
- Easy meals for the win! What better time to try new and easy meals than now. Fall is also the perfect reason to plug in the crockpot! Looking for a delicious crockpot recipe? Check out these slow-cooker recipes https://www.delish.com/cooking/g3849/best-slow-cooker-recipes/
- Did someone say Bento Box? Young, old, or in between....bento boxes are perfect for school, work, or on-the-go! Pack 'em with protein to fuel you up for the day! Here are some ideas for the perfect bento box:
- Hard-boiled eggs
- Cubed turkey or chicken
- Pretzels or chips
- Trail mix
- Cut carrots and celery
- Mini PB&J sandwiches
- Mixed berries
Looking to step up your bento game beyond the basics? Check these out Instagram worthy bentos:
Remember, it's never too early to back-to-school shop. Whether it's for shelf-stable groceries, school supplies, or clothes, do yourself a favor and give yourself time! Tackle one thing at a time and don't save it all for the same day.