5 Back to School Tips

Though back-to-school season looks a little different this year, it’s still one of the best times of the year. Here are a few tips to consider as you embark on the new school year.

Establishing a Sleep Schedule
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Head back to school energized and focus with the help of a regimented sleep schedule. If your student has been pulling long hours soaking up the summer sun, start to slowly transition their bedtime to ensure they get their needed rest. Pro tip: Set your alarm clock a little earlier each day to help adjust for the return to school.

Daily Routine
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Now that you have established a sleep schedule, you can figure out a morning routine to prepare students for the day ahead. Determine what will be worn, what supplies will be needed, meal preparation, etc. When in doubt, create a checklist to help guide you through the day.

Create a Workspace
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Whether your student will be e-learning or in-person, an organized workspace can help keep them stay focused and engaged. Provide them with the necessary supplies to help conquer their day!

Meal Preparation 
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Start the school year off with some great habits. From breakfast to dinner and every snack in between, try to plan out meals in advance to save time throughout the week. Here are some family-fun recipes that are great for the new school year!

CDC’s Back to School Planning: Checklists to Guide Parents, Guardians, and Caregivers
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For many families, back to school planning will look different this year than it has in previous years. These checklists are intended to help parents, guardians, and caregivers, plan and prepare for the upcoming school year. Read the checklists here.

There’s still time to safely enjoy the final days of summer with some fun activities for the family! Check out this list of things to do before the summer winds down and school begins, as well as once school is in session.

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Rick and Suzanne Bell share a marriage and real estate partnership at COMPASS out of the Los Altos office, where they serve Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Palo Alto, Mountain View and surrounding Silicon Valley and Bay Area communities, Rick and Suzanne deliver a diverse and unique skill set when assisting clients in the marketing of their homes.

We devote a great deal of our resources toward the production of superior marketing collateral, which is then promoted through a multitude of social media channels.  Social media marketing can become complex very quickly and we believe that we can demonstrate how our expertise in this area is unique, compelling and adds significant value for our clients in the marketing of their homes.

Rick’s background in both commercial and residential real estate marketing, coupled with his personal experience in real estate investment and home renovation empowers Rick’s clients with creative, unique and practical solutions when preparing and marketing their homes for sale.

Having managed nearly 500 employees as a Nordstrom store manager, Suzanne’s background in leadership, problem-solving & customer service provides for a very unique skill set in addressing the challenges often faced during a modern real estate transaction.  Suzanne strives to reflect the Nordstrom customer service pledge within her real estate practice.

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