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It's back-to-school time!

Shop Smart During Arkansas' Sales Tax Holiday

Arkansas Sales Tax Holiday 2023 Aug 5-6th

The annual Arkansas Sales Tax Holiday is this weekend! Do a little planning to help save more money and avoid surprises.

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How to Prepare for Back-to-School Routines

Is your child ready for school?

Don't wait until the night before school starts to get your child back into morning routines. It's time to start now and ease the transition!

Try out these 8 tips for easing the transition from our Family Life Specialist, Dr. Schrick.

Mother with Elementary-Aged Children Walking to School Holding Hands

For parents whose children are starting at a new school, it’s also important to listen to their concerns and take advantage of school district opportunities to meet teachers or walk through class schedules.

Ease Your Child's Anxiety

Busy Nights Call for EASY Dinners

How do you feed your family on busy school nights?

You have to work smarter not harder! Get tips and recipes for using slow cookers, reducing prep time, and freezing pre-cooked meat.

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grilled chicken quesadillas

Why Kids Need Breakfast

If your kid can eat healthy foods at breakfast including protein (eggs, cheese, peanut butter) they will feel fuller longer, which will lead to benefits such as:

  • higher school attendance
  • fewer issues with tardiness
  • higher test scores
  • improved concentration
  • burning more energy
  • better muscle coordination
Kid-Friendly Breakfast Ideas
Mother with Babies Eating Healthy Breakfast

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