We're Back to School Shopping with Carter's and Kohl's

This post is sponsored by Kohl's. I was paid for this post and received the included Carter's clothing as compensation.

Back to School season is my most favorite season. Even as a kid, it was always so much fun shopping for new clothes for a new year, it made me feel so excited for new possibilities. Now, as a Mom I think I love Back to School season even more. As I shop for my daughters this year, I've noticed two things. 1. They have grown so much and 2. They now have a style of their own. This year we went to Kohl's and fell in love with the Carter's Back to School collection. Come see what my 6 year old chose for her introduction as a 1st grader.

My girls have known Carter's since they were babies. Carter's has always had adorable and affordable stylish clothes. This year my little girl who up until now has always been a shorts and t-shirt kinda gal, chose some "big girl" dresses.

When she spotted this cute Army green/pink floral combo outfit, she gasped. According to her, Army green is a color that only big girls wear and you can tell it's a big girl shirt by the cute belt. Carter’s provides so many options of easy outfit sets, all the way up to size 8!
What I liked most about shopping with my little girl was that once I started shopping in the Carter's section, I didn't have to worry about the clothes being age appropriate. It can be very frustrating when shopping for little girls and the hemlines are just way too short or necklines are not high enough. I don't have to worry about that with Carter's. The styles that Carter's offer are appropriate and stylish, which make both Momma and daughter happy.
That pink dress was my favorite and how cute is this sparkly shirt? Mixing and matching leggings and shirts are kind of a Mom's dream come true. I love that you can buy 3 cute shirts and a couple pairs of leggings and be set for the week. It just make life all that much easier.
So as you get ready for Back to School shopping. Head over to Kohl's and shop their amazing prices on Carter's Back to School collection. And because I love my readers I have a special discount code just for you!

 

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Things we need for the 1st day of Preschool! #KleenexBTS #LatinaBloggers

*This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Latina Bloggers Connect and Kleenex however, all opinions are my own. 

Recently while making small talk at a family party, I asked my husband's cousin's husband, "So, how's work going?" His response was, "Busy! For some reason, back to school is a busy time for Kleenex." (He works for Kimberly-Clarke) It hit me right then, he was right. Kleenex is a very important part of Back To School and now it was time to start preparing Lacey for school. This is her first time going to school, and I can guarantee I will be crying my eyes out. :)

There are so many different scenarios that I have been looking forward to when Lacey starts school. I can't wait for her to bring home her own little handmade projects, for her to tell me about her new best friend, and of course for her to learn new things that I have not taught her. I can't wait to help her with her projects and dive in and be an involved parent. I was partially done with my teaching credential classes before I became a stay at home mommy, so there is a part of me that feels a longing for the classroom.

As I contemplated Lacey's Back to School essentials, I created an inspiration board for things that I feel Lacey might need before starting school. You better believe I have hand sanitizer and Kleenex on my list! I HATE when my kids are sick, every time my kids are sick, my Facebook status is: "Sick babies suck!" Lol! I know that is just part of the deal when kids go to school that they will come home sick and all I can do is feed them their vitamins, teach them to sanitize their hands, and wipe their noses with Kleenex. Thankfully, Kleenex Everyday Tissue with Sneeze Shield is now thicker and more absorbent to help keep the moco's from escaping and I love that they come in handy compact, travel sizes to fit in their pockets or backpacks.

Things we need for the 1st day of Preschool!

I can't wait to volunteer at her school and now I finally have a reason to start collecting Box Tops for Education to help support my daughter's school. Box Tops for Education coupons can be found on more than 240 products, and is an easy way to help raise funds for your school. It is so simple to take advantage of this opportunity, just cut the Box Top and return it to your child's school. Each Box Top for Education is worth 10 cents, and can be found on Kleenex products too. Last year alone, Box Tops for Education earned $80 million. Imagine what you could do for your child's school? 

Kleenex's Everyday Tissue with sneeze shield is definitely on my Back to School list to help protect Lacey from germs but, let's keep it real, I will need strong tissue to wipe my tears away as I drop her off at her first day of school. Yup! I am that Mom who will be bawling my eyes out as I turn to walk away. 
Do you collect Box Tops for Education? Which Back to School products do you find them on? 



Disclosure:  This post is part of a compensated campaign with Latina Bloggers Connect and Kleenex. All opinions expressed are my own.  I must disclose this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255 “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."