Kat Houston
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Hmmm, wish I had seen this years ago....Like chalkboard idea for kids' school bag storage area - reminder of what they have to pack in bag today (eg library books, footy training gear etc)

Hmmm, wish I had seen this years ago....Like chalkboard idea for kids' school bag storage area - reminder of what they have to pack in bag today (eg library books, footy training gear etc)

Establish after school expectations. I think most kids need a little "down time" afterschool but there are a few things that I expect when the kids first come home from school: backpacks emptied {including lunches and putting their planner/notices on the counter for me to read}, shoes and coat put away, and backpacks hung up in their designated spot. We do not have any screen time {video games or television} until after homework is completed.

Establish after school expectations. I think most kids need a little "down time" afterschool but there are a few things that I expect when the kids first come home from school: backpacks emptied {including lunches and putting their planner/notices on the counter for me to read}, shoes and coat put away, and backpacks hung up in their designated spot. We do not have any screen time {video games or television} until after homework is completed.

Don't hang the back packs, put them underneath in a large basket.  Saves on straps and strain of lifting up to hang!

Don't hang the back packs, put them underneath in a large basket. Saves on straps and strain of lifting up to hang!

Brilliant! Why are the simplest things so amazing?! Love this for a larger cheese tray, no more guest wondering what they are munching on.

Brilliant! Why are the simplest things so amazing?! Love this for a larger cheese tray, no more guest wondering what they are munching on.