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Take the chaos out of your Back to School prep! All you need is patience, quality items that won’t break the bank, and a few things for yourself because self-care is important too, especially for moms. That’s why Hello Beautiful has compiled this Back to School guide with budget-friendly products that will keep your kids organized and help you to take some time for yourself to find balance. Stock up and get the 2017 school year off to a stress-free start with these 10 must have items.

Mix and Match

Mixing and matching outfits adds instant cool. Your girl will love creating endless outfit options, from graphic tees with inspirational phrases, to leopard print skirts, while you’ll love that each item is under $10 dollars.

Polos

Polos are classic wardrobe staples that can be dressed up or down no matter what the occasion. (WalMart)

 Jeans

Dress your Mini-me’s with confidence that their Jordache and Wrangler jeans will last. These tried and true brands stand the test of time, and they’re under $20. No Jordache; Use Faded Glory brand

Footwear

Stylish, comfortable, sturdy and practical footwear is the name of the game. Choose from a wide variety of prints, solids and patterns.

Stationary

Stationary supplies run the gamut depending on grade level, but you can find everything your brainiac needs from .99 cents and up at Walmart where they have all of your back to school needs in a one stop shop. You can shop online with their convenient class supply shopping list.

Organization and Storage

Organize school supplies with cool pouches, folders and cases that can be customized to fit your unique style.

Backpacks

Your little tyke can rep their favorite superhero with backpacks featuring Spiderman, Wonder Woman, Justice League and more for under $10.

Yoga Mat

A healthy mom means a healthy and happy life for you and the kids, so don’t forget to workout! Get a yoga mat and take a moment to stretch and center yourself, even if for only a few minutes a day.

Aromatherapy Candles

Get some aromatherapy candles or essential oils for soothing baths post-workout, and when the kids go to bed.

 

Body Scrub

Give yourself a relaxing massage as you slough off the dead skin with an emollient body scrub to ease muscle tension and release frustrations from a long day.

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