By Charlotte Hilton Andersen, REDBOOK
My very precocious 1-year-old daughter finally unlocked the mystery of elastic and how to take all her clothes off! Unfortunately, it was when we were standing in the middle of the cardboard maze of school supplies at Target, vainly trying to get all the supplies on my three boys' school lists. If I had been paying more attention-not shocked by the audacity of the store to carry seventeen types of pencils and still not the one my boys' teachers wanted-I might have caught her sooner. As it happened, she got her diaper off and took off across the store in nothing but her sandals and a smile. Streaker on aisle 12?
Back to school shopping doesn't have to be all screaming and nudity, thankfully. Having done this for years, I have several tips to help you get your school supplies without relinquishing your sanity.
1. Go early. You might get a better sale if you wait, but the more time goesRead More »from 10 Tips for Saner Back-to-School Shopping