back to school

Healthy Lunchbox Ideas for Back-to-School

School lunches are improving across the country, with healthier choices and more variety. However, many kiddos, like mine, still insist on packed lunches from home that bring a sense of familiarity and comfort when they’re away for a busy school day. Today, I’m going to be sharing our go-to school lunch routine which is super …

Stylish Rug Picks for Back to School

Make back-to-school decorating a breeze with these colorful and kid-friendly rugs from the Prismatic collection. Roll ’em out in the classroom or in your at-home study spaces! Don’t miss our top back-to-school area rug picks on sale at Overstock: Shop: Mohawk Home Prismatic Dinosaurs Area Rug at Overstock Shop: Mohawk Home Prismatic Alphabet Zoo Area Rug  Shop: …

How to Design the Perfect Kid-Friendly Mudroom

With the start of school just around the corner, the weather will soon turn crisp—and us moms will be tripping over book bags, coats, mittens and stray art projects. This year, I decided to turn an empty alcove at our back door into the perfect mudroom so that my family could enjoy some much-needed organization. …

Back To School Décor Mood Board For Kids

Back to school can be one of the most fun, or stressful, times of the year. From buying new school supplies to bedroom decorations, preparing your kids for school is a big task. Although, there are countless ways to turn a room into the perfect study space for your kids. A desk that has storage …

Mohawk Home’s Top 10 Back to School DIY Crafts

As the beginning of the school year approaches, there are so many different things that you need to get ready. From finding all the right school supplies to getting new school clothes, it may feel like the to-do list is never ending! In these last few weeks of summer, crafts are great back to school …

Creative Back to School Lunch Ideas

The temperature outside says it’s still summer, but for many kids across the United States it’s already back to school. I’m sad to say goodbye to sailing and the beach, lazy late evenings around the grill with the kids and our fun weekend adventures. Like many busy Moms, I decided to beat the crowds and …

Back-to-School-Inspired Room Makeovers

It’s time for the kids to go back to school! Whether your child is in elementary school or about to finish high school, a quiet place to spread out and do homework is essential. Even if you don’t have a home office, you can create a dedicated homework space in other rooms. Here are some …

Grab ‘N Go (Back-to-School) Breakfasts

I aspire to be one of those super put-together moms–one that rises early to make delicious gourmet breakfasts, serving my child at the kitchen table stylishly graced with fresh flowers, as we celebrate the rising of the sun and the beginning of our days together. But, the truth is…that is simply not our mornings! I am …

Cute Ways to Personalize Kids’ Stuff

It’s back-to-school time, which means writing my kids’ names on everything they own! Sure, I could just grab a permanent marker and get it done, but I’d rather do something more. Here are some cute ways to personalize kids’ stuff – and all are easy and totally customizable! How cute is this pen and pencil …

Mohawk Makeover: Mrs. Turley’s First Grade Classroom

Back to school season is finally here! Last week, Georgia classrooms were filled with children ready to begin a new year of learning and fun. Over the summer break, Samantha Turley, first grade teacher at White Elementary School (Bartow County), had to move rooms and was looking for a fresh, fun way to jazz up her new space. …

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