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Fotosdespicer, Flickr
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What Are the Worst Back-to-School Beverages to Give Your Kids?

Some parents are under the illusion that just because they give their little curtain climbers juice instead of bouncing them off the walls with soda that they are somehow providing them with a lesser evil.

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tadekk, Flickr
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10 Ways to Give Your Kids a Boost By Helping Them Study Better

When your kids go back to school, it’s almost like you go back to school, too. Teachers and childhood development professionals agree that when a child’s parents are involved in his education, he learns more and gets better grades. That means, you have just as big a responsibility in his schoolwork as he does.

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Andrea Kallivrousis
Andrea Kallivrousis
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Buffalo Goes Back To School [PICTURES]

It is parents favorite week.  Back to school week.  What do we love to do the most?  Take pictures of our kids whether it's the first day of kindergarten or their last year of high school.

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Funny “Back To School” Commercial [VIDEO]

P.S 90 (Photo courtesy Buffalo Public Schools)It's that time of year...BACK TO SCHOOL!! Three words that bring joy to Mom and Dad and that sick feeling to those returning to the place of higher learning

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Getty Images
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BACK TO SCHOOL: Were The ’90s Really as Scary as These Commercials? [VIDEOS]

I’ve got to start with a confession: I don’t remember most of the commercials on TV during my high school years. But if the commercials were as mind-bogglingly strange as the ones from the 1990s seem to be, I think I might have asked for home schooling.

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What Kind of Lunch Box Did You Have as a Kid?

One of the things that stands out about elementary school for me was my Flintstones lunch box. I remember my mom would tape my milk money to the outside of the metal box every day. My favorite sandwich was, and still is, a "CLT!" That would be cheese, lettuce and tomato (with sweet pickles and mayo) on white bread

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Cheryl’s Back to School Tips!

We have less than two weeks of summer vacation left. So sad! My daughter will be a high school freshman this year, and my son is heading into middle school as a seventh grader.  As we prepare to go back to school, a few things come to mind that I have learned through the years.  I thought I would share a few tips with you - and would love you to share your back to school tips as well!

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Want to Win an iPad? We’re Giving One Away With the Back-to-School Word of the Day!

Fall is in the air, and it's just about back-to-school time. In just a few days, local colleges will start their fall semesters, and high schools, middle schools and elementary schools follow soon after.

Nobody likes the end of summer, but would winning an iPad make back-to-school time any easier? Yeah, we thought so!

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How Much Are You Spending on Back to School? [POLL]

A new national survey finds Americans are spending an average $688 on back to school shopping. The survey from the National Retail Federation says the dollar amount includes clothing and school supplies. The $688 figure is up $84 from last year's $604 average. That sounds like a lot of money to me. What about you?

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Joy FM’s DJs Offer Back-to-School Advice For Buffalo’s Students

It's almost that time of year again. In just a few short weeks, Buffalo's students -- from kindergarteners to college seniors -- will be headed back to school. We know hindsight is 20/20 and that you're supposed to learn from, not regret, your mistakes, but our DJs wanted to offer some advice.

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School Supplies
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Seriously? School Supplies Already on Store Shelves!

I have to ask -- isn't it a little too early for school supplies to be out on store shelves?

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
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‘Back-to-School Saturday’ Is the Newest Shopping Holiday — Dollars and Sense

You know about shopping holidays like Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but how about Back-to-School Saturday?

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