9 Genius Back to School Hacks Every Parent Should Know

Written by Grace & Silas

As summer comes to an end and the back-to-school season begins, it can be seriously hard to get back into a regular schedule for both kids and parents. You tend to spend a lot of time getting your kids ready for school. From preparing their things to helping them with their homework, it’s a full-time task.

But to help you out with this dilemma, I’ve searched for the ten best back to school hacks that’ll make your entire school year easier. These are all from amazing bloggers who really know well how to get things back into school mode. Take a look at their links also to find more opportunity. So get this year off a great start and check tips below. Let me know what you think.

Set a Backpack Station

Found from The Krazy Coupon Lady

If you’re looking for a storage system for your kid’s backpacks and other school items, then this DIY backpack station might interest you! This will keep your kids school supplies together and make the mornings stress free for everyone.

School Clothes Organizer

Found from BHG

Planning your child’s outfits for the week in advance is such a great idea. We suggest doing this on the weekend when you have a little extra time, and to include your child in the selection process. Put your kid’s outfits in a nifty hanging closet organizer. This will save you some much time in the early morning school rush.

DIY After School Routine Clock

Found from Heathered Nest

This after school routine clock is so smart and super easy to do. All you need is a plain wall clock, a sharpie, and the colors of your choice. After a little time, your kids will feel in control of their own schedule.

Homework Station Turn Table

Found from Mom on Time Out

This homework station will help your child successfully complete all of their homework easily! Everything they need is within their reach and it’s a nice way to organize all the school items in one place.

Kids Wake Up and Sleep Schedule

Found from The Krazy Coupon Lady

Start prepping your kids at least a week before school starts by creating this new wake up and sleep board. This will get your kids on track for the first day of school.

Healthy Bento Lunch Ideas

Found from Marvelous Mommy

I really love the concept of bento lunches. It’s compact, visually appealing, yummy, and a balanced meal. I bet even picky eaters would totally like this!

You can easily get a bento lunch boxes here.

Stock Up Your Pantry for Your Kids Favorite Snacks

Found from The Krazy Coupon Lady

Treat your kids with their favorites by stocking up your pantry with yummy snacks. Whether they want these to be put in their lunch boxes or they want it after school, they’re definitely not gonna get hungry anytime soon!

Homework Station Divider

Found from Mom Advice

Having a homework station divider can make your kids study more focus and efficiency. Add some motivational quotes to encourage them more to study hard.

Download a PhotoMath App

Found from The Krazy Coupon Lady

Okay, so here’s a thing for all the parents who’ve forgotten certain math formulas. This math app is seriously genius and a great tool for checking you’re kid’s assignments.


Who says that getting your kids back into school schedule is hard when there’s a plenty of awesome hacks that can make your life stress free? These ten helpful tips are super easy to do and the results they give are amazing. So plan ahead and try out these tips to help you and your kids stay organized and on top of things. Let me know what you think.


Meet Silas & Grace

Silas and Grace always had a passion for travel. So in 2016, they started Chasing Foxes as an independent income source. 4 months after launch, they were making enough money from their blog to travel full-time, and in the past 5 years, they’ve been able to encourage others in their blogging journeys too. Learn more about Silas & Grace.

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