8 (Free!) Things Your Kid Needs on the First Day of School
Despite what kids say—usually with pleading, desperate eyes—an iPad or a pair of $200 jeans isn't really going to help them on the most anxiety-inducing day of the year. Here's what will.
Nothing makes a group of sweaty, socially inexperienced kids like you better than a joke. Make sure the one you send your child to school with is age-appropriate. A kindergartener needs a really obvious knock-knock or a grosser-than-gross, not a "horse went into a bar and made a rueful comment" with political implications and a dash of innuendo.