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Back to school: What to know before buying a laptop

by in AZ Business Magazine

It’s about that time again: back to school shopping.  This year, American families are expected to shell out $83.6 billion on school supplies, according to a study from the National Retail Federation. That’s a 10 percent increase over last year’s bill of $75.8 billion, and the must-have item at the top of the list carries… Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Back to School Martinis

This week, Arizona State University announced its freshman class broke its enrollment record — yes, again. Doesn’t it just make you want to put out a bouquet of freshly sharpened pencils? For this week’s Thirsty Thursday, we’re toasting all the smarty-pants heading off to college for the first time. So, parents, stop obsessively refreshing your… Read More →

Back to School: Helpful Tips for Parents

Back To School
by in Play

Getting the new school year off to a good start can influence a child’s attitude, confidence and performance both socially and academically. The transition to school can be difficult for both children and parents. Even children who are eager to start school may need to make adjustments as they start the new year. The amount… Read More →

Battling Peer Pressure as Teens Head Back to School

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by in Mental Health

Lunches are packed, school supplies are purchased, and alarms are set. Yep, it’s that time of the year again — back to school. It can be an exciting time for adolescents entering middle school and high school — new friends, new challenges and new experiences. But with that also come tests, both in and out… Read More →