Weekly Wrap-Up

Chrysanthemum thought her name was absolutely perfect. And then she started school.


Back to school. Seems like it starts earlier and earlier every year, doesn't it? Keep the first-day-jitters at bay with, of course, a good book. We wholeheartedly recommend Kevin Henkes' Chrysanthemum or Wimberly Worried. The Kissing Hand is a surefire hit as well. And you can't go wrong with How Do Dinosaurs Go To School.

One of these will ensure there's a skip in their step on day one. If your kid is craving a character backpack and the thought makes you cringe, one of these may be a good compromise.

Lunch has never looked so good.

Sure you can send them off with the typical box of colored pencils, but why not let them sparkle?

This little reading bag has us wishing we could sew. Fill it with their library finds or books from one of our go-to sources: Peek.

Keep on top of due dates and school events with our favorite wall calendar.

Back to school for them means more reading time for you. Celebrate with a new book bag. Or go ahead and be darling with one of these.

The Grammar Girl in us is coveting this cute tee. This one will do in a pinch as well.


Harry Potter and the Cursed Child review.

What's your DNF (do not finish) policy?