With kids all over starting back to school, it’s no wonder the parent blogosphere is abuzz with posts on preparation, teacher’s gifts, and the best school lunches. Every where you look there are posts about kids heading back to school, we’ve collected some of our favorites and shared a few other posts we’re loving this week.
From around the blogosphere:
Back to school supply shopping can really break the bank, but it doesn’t have to get out of hand. Kelly, The Centsible Life, shows us how’s encouraging her kids to spend thrifty and smart this back to school season (and there is a great giveaway at the end.)
Want to really impress the teacher? Make her this DIY monogram necklace that Jennifer from Gomming shared. It’s beautiful, simple enought to make, and it’s sure to leave a last impression of your kindness with the teacher you bestow this on.
So all of your kids are in school, now what? Julie from Julieverse has gathered a ton of excellent advice from parents all over the globe on how to handle back to school time now that your kids are in school.
Along with students, parents everywhere are going back to work after summer vacations or are still looking for employment due to the economy. If you’re an employer preparing for the next interview, read Grace’s excellent post so you will know which interview questions to avoid from now on.
Are you suffering from FOMO? That little know, but wide reaching disease that causes sweaty palm, increased heart rate, and a distinct fear of missing out. Jessica further fleshes out the symptoms of this mysterious disease and reminds us that the world is a little more than a little crazy.
Video blogging is quickly taking its hold on the blogging space, but it can be hard to know exactly how to optimize your videos for Facebook. Thankfully, Julie from over at #VlogMom has just the article for you, in her how to video, Julie gives you an depth and up-close look at how keywords are useful in videos, how to best use them, and how to find the right keywords for your video post.
Using Pinterest for your business or a client? Make sure you read this post from Digital Mega Phone before pinning anything else to ensure you and your clients are covered and using the popular social media platform legally.
So tell me what I missed! Share your best posts from the last week in our linky! The only requirements are:
- You should be a parent who blogs
- The post must have been published between August 18 to 24, 2012
- You MUST use the permalink to the post itself, not your blog’s homepage URL
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