Screen Shot 2016-08-26 at 4.47.12 PM

It’s back-to-school season, and while half the country unlocked their schools a month ago and the other half still has two glorious/excruciating weeks left of summer, parents everywhere are united in the fact that we’re all just trying to get our hands on the correct Trapper Keeper (“The PINK one, Mom, not the purplish pink one. GAH!”) before another mom grabs it first.

Also, why does my kid need 847 glue sticks? Are they glueing their desks together on the first day??

My friend Deva’s got the inside scoop on this back-to-school episode of The Real Mom News, including real time updates on the shopping situation and tips for moms who’ve been hit hard by the realization that their kindergarten babies are “all grown up.”


For more parental distraction, follow Mommy Shorts on Facebook. Want Mommy Shorts delivered daily or weekly to your inbox?