(BPT) – Back-to-school season is under way! While this is an exciting time for the whole family, it can be a hectic one, too. A recent survey conducted by Total Wireless found that almost two-thirds (63 percent) of moms agree that planning for back to school is more stressful than planning for the holiday season. Changing schedules and months of heavy planning and costs can mean less time spent as a family, adding an extra layer of anxiety for moms.
Believe it or not, there are some easy tips and tricks you can use to stay confident and handle it all. Take it from mom, actress, TV host and author Tamera Mowry:
“As a busy mom with a lot going on, I know how frantic life can get, especially during back-to-school season,” she says. “I rely on my smartphone and Total Wireless to give me confidence to manage the chaos and keep schedules on track by staying in touch with family and friends, my kids’ teachers and other important contacts.”
Here are four tips from Tamera to tackle whatever this hectic season throws your way:
- Plan ahead: If I know I have a busy morning ahead, I do as much as I can to prepare the night before. That might mean meal-prepping for my kids’ lunch or packing my bag to make sure I’ve got everything for the day — including, of course, my smartphone with the day’s schedule.
- Apps for everything: Speaking of smartphones, there truly is an app for everything these days, from family calendars to digital coupons to fitness apps. I organize my favorites into specific folders on my phone so they’re…
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