10 Best Ways to Save on a Backpack With School Supplies

The new school year is almost here! If you’re a parent, chances are that you’ve already begun preparing for the upcoming expenses. Between school supplies and uniforms, it’s no wonder why so many parents are in a panic to find ways to save on back-to-school items. Here at Operation $40K, we have 10 simple tips to help you get started […]

How to Rock Back-to-School Time as a Parent

As summer quickly fades away, the back-to-school season is finally here. It’s time to stock up on markers and crayons for those late-night homework sessions or a fun arts-and-crafts project with your kids! Start by checking out some of these awesome ideas that are as easy as it gets — they’ll have you ready in no time at all! Those […]

Packing Hot Lunches For The First Cool Fall Days

After a long, hot summer, we all look forward to those first crisp fall day and with it our menus change. Why not change the lunch you pack for your kids as well. Salads, wraps, and cold sandwiches are great late summer options, but when the temperatures start to drop, your little ones will appreciate a hot dish in their […]

10 Great Ways to Make Cold Lunch More Fun

If your child doesn’t like hot lunch from school or you’d just rather provide a meal you know they’ll enjoy then this post is for you! Instead of packing the same boring peanut butter and jelly day after day taking a few minutes to make a fun lunch can become the highlight of your child’s day. Not to mention it […]

Simple Tips To Make Fixing Lunches Easier

There is nothing worse than running late in the morning and then desperately trying to figure out something you can put in your children’s lunch boxes. If you find yourself flustered, or end up buying school lunch because packing it seems like too much of a hassle, take a look at the tips below. They will help you get organized […]

Steps for Transitioning From School to Summer Mode

Many schools are already out for summer break and others are coming to a close! Summer break can be a great time, but going from a structured day to play time all the time, can be a bit hard on children. I have shared some steps below for transitioning from school to summer mode as smoothly as possible!  Some kids find leaving their classmates […]