Back to School Guide


Back to School season is here! Some have been looking forward to this since their kids got out of school eight weeks ago, and some have been dreading school rolling around again. Maybe we are all a little of both. No matter where you are at on the back to school scale, it can be a bit stressful preparing and getting into a new routine. Our Back to School guide is here to help you find useful information and hopefully take some of the stress away.

Local School Calendars 

Scottsdale Unified School District: 2022-2023 Calendar

Paradise Valley Unified School District: 2022-2023 Calendar

*Some private and charter schools follow one of the public school calendars listed above, if you are looking for a particular private/charter school, contact their office or look on their website below. 


The Diocese Phoenix Catholic Schools

Great Hearts Academy

Rancho Solano Private School

Scottsdale Christian Academy

School Supplies!!

Want to have all of your school supplies ordered in under 5 minutes?? Check out the Target List Assist!

Who doesn’t want to save money while shopping? 5 Hacks for saving at Target

Feeding the Family

Packing Healthy School Lunches – a great printable chart to help make balanced, easy packed lunchesAdvice from a Dietitian – packing healthy lunches that will keep kids fueled all day.

Back to School BreakfastEasy On-the-Go Breakfast – keeping a schedule and making it easy

Snacks and School Lunches – tips for keeping lunch packing quick and painless

Lunch Box Notes – Print some of these off to surprise your kiddos every once in awhile when they open their lunch!

Organizing all the Things 

Simple Folders for Kids Papers and Art – a genius and easy way to keep all of the kids stuff out of the way, but accessible whenever they want to take a look

Making a Book – even less clutter, and a great keepsake for your kids

Mom Support 

Need some mom time after dropping off your kids? Join us August 7 after drop off at Andie’s Coffee (located on Shea in the Chaparral Church Campus). They are graciously giving our readers 25% off, have lots of comfy space to sit, and a splash pad outside in case you still have littles, and of course, plenty of delicious coffee!

If You Kid is New to School

A Back to School Supply List….For Mom!!

Still Looking for a Place for your Little One? See our Preschool Guide

How to Create Peaceful Mornings Before School

Encouraging Quotes for Moms Back to School