ABCs of Back to School: Supplies for Mom

August 25, 2010 6:46:40 AM PDT
So you're busy getting all the kids' supplies ready, but what about stocking up for yourself for the new school year? Meredith Sinclair with Chicago Parent magazine stops by to share some must-haves for moms.

1. back to school shoes: Skechers Shape-Ups: walkers ($100.00), runners ($150.00) Ugg Gael clog ($120.00)

2. back to school bags: Forever 21 $20.00-$35.00

3. homemade carpool survival kit: waterproof shower caddy filled with your favorite music, energy bars, disposable tooth brushes, handi-wipes, "no-phone zone" decals, mini manicure kit, magazines

4. back-to-school jeans: Not Your Daughter's Jeans.(NYDJeans). $128.00

For more information visit or Meredith's blog,