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10 Tips for Back to School

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Tip #6: Clear Out the Closet and Donate!

Before you purchase a slew of brand new outfits, go through your child’s closet and help her make a donation pile. Give away anything that no longer fits or that she doesn’t like to wear anymore.

This "fall cleaning" exercise is a great opportunity to teach your young one about the importance sharing and giving. See if she’s willing to donate some old toys, school supplies, or other trinkets in her room.

Having trouble letting go of some old favorites? Read some expert advice on how to get your kids to give up their old toys.