Whoa — where did summer go? We swear it was June like two days ago.
If you’re a parent of someone under the age of 18, however, you’re keenly aware summer is nearly gone and school is on the radar. School = backpacks. So General Mayhem dropped one off today at Hilltop Yoga, filled to the brim with family fun stuff: kid-friendly puzzles, books, magazines, family friendly movies and CDs, coupons to Old Town businesses, toys, a sudoku book and a novel for the grown-up.
And although many organized backpack donation programs are now complete for the new school year, it’s always great to drop off a care package of classroom supplies to your local elementary school. Teachers are in constant need of No. 2 pencils, erasers, crayons, glue sticks, tissues and paper.
The most important thing to remember, though, is even if you’re not heading back into a classroom: