Today Show: Meredith Sinclair School Mornings
Willie Geist and Tamron Hall talked to Meredith Sinclair from Meredith Plays about making the transition from summer to the school year. She also brought some friends with her. A girl named Bella was lying in a bed pretending to be asleep while Meredith talked about busy school mornings. You need to nag your kids to stay on task, but her first idea was to let your kids’ music help them do what they need to do. She made a playlist for kids and interspersed the songs with things that will remind them what to do. Each song tells you what you’re supposed to do.
Today Show: Carpool Survival Kit
Bella then sat next to her mom in a car and Meredith talked about “the carpool survival kit.” There’s one for kids in the backseat. She uses soft shower caddies and they have fun things to do in them that also encourage communication with parents. It’s all about talking.
There’s also one for mom with a journal so you can reflect while you’re waiting in the carpool line, some dark chocolate and a “shemergency kit.” Bella also had a joke book and Willie asked her to share a joke, even though the school bell rang and it was time to move on.
Today Show: Locker Looks Decorations
Bella walked to her locker and Meredith shared the best ways to decorate your locker, which I absolutely loved doing when I had a locker. She really took it up a notch though. Everything was from Locker Looks, and it looked really great. They all have really strong magnets rather than adhesives, which the schools really like. There’s even a chandelier to light up her locker, which is insane.
Today Show: Back To School Homework Table
Bella put her things away in her locker and went to the homework table. She made a workstation that’s portable for your kids so you can take it wherever your kid is working. She did a DIY version with soup cans, some tape and spray painting. It actually looked really good. She also had another one you can buy if you’re not into DIY.
Today Show: Chalkboard Pens
They then quickly went to the kitchen where she showed chalkboard paper with chalkboard pens so you can leave your kids notes, which was really cool. She also had some snacks, which were animals on a log and apple gobs. She also showed a snack tray.
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