And, Kamar and I have been diligent about staying healthy and strong with our USANA favorite products for all the back-and-forth to school and germs that the kids will inevitably bring home.” correspondent Brooke Anderson – who raises daughters Kate, 7, Lily, 2, and 3-month-old son James with husband Jim Walker – opened up to Celebrity Baby Scoop their summer activities and her must-have back to school items. He nursed and slept the entire time, so it was a breeze. Other than that, we’ve stayed pretty local and just taken time to bond as a family with our little one. I love the Ooka Island reading program, and that has helped with Kate’s reading this summer. BA: “Kate will be in first grade and Lily George will be in preschool. They’re so excited, and we got new backpacks and sneakers and are ready to go.
I also obsessively label everything with the adorable Mabel’s Labels.It helps keep track of things that little ones may leave behind.Something else I’m doing is encouraging the girls to talk to me about not only what they’re excited about, but what they’re concerned about as well. SH: “Summer always goes too fast, but it’s been full of fun between shoots for .I always want to keep the lines of communication open and make sure they know they can talk to me about anything. One of my favorite things of summer is to take the girls on what I call “Mommy Adventures.” We went to the beach and then the Santa Monica Pier for some roller coaster riding and ice cream.With summer coming to a close, Celebrity Baby Scoop asked some of our favorite celebrity moms about their summertime adventures and how they are preparing for the back to school rush. SS: “This summer has been one of my favorites to date! We play like crazy, chase each other and wear each other out. But, they are beginning a play-school type of program. My one son is fiercely independent and melts right into any given social environment, but the other is a bit more cautious and wants me to stay close by. They are into swimming and mermaids (Kate actually likes to swim with a mermaid tail on), and singing at the top of their lungs (usually while baby is napping of course).” CBS: How have you been preparing for back to school?
From Samantha Harris‘ fun-filled summer with her daughters, to Brooke Anderson‘s adjustment to having a third child, to Courtney and Mario Lopez‘s daughter starting a new school, continue reading about some fun family getaways and must-have back to school items such as Mabel’s Labels. We went to Ohio to visit family, but mostly we stayed in and around L. It’s an adjustment, but important, I think.” CBS: How have you been preparing for back to school? What are some of your best tips and products for making the transition as smooth as possible?
actress Sherri Saum – who raises 2-year-old twin sons John and Michael with husband Kamar de los Reyes – opened up to Celebrity Baby Scoop about their summer activities and her must-have back to school items. A., enjoying museums and science centers and swimming.” CBS: What grades are your kids entering? What are some of your best tips and products for making the transition as smooth as possible? BA: “We have had an incredible summer settling in as a family-of-five with our newest addition, sweet baby James Arthur, who was born late April. BA: “I’m trying to get everyone on a good schedule so the first day won’t be such a shock.
SS: “To prepare for back to school, we have been labeling the boys school things with the wonderful Mabel’s Labels so we keep everything organized. He had his first plane trip at 7-weeks-old (cross country flight to attend a wedding). I’m sure it will be rocky for a little while — the girls have been sleeping in for me.
One more thing I need to do…download pics from my phone so I have room to document that very special first day.” host Samantha Harris – who raises daughters Josselyn, 8, and Hillary, 5, with husband Michael Hess – opened up to Celebrity Baby Scoop about their summer activities and her must-have back to school items. The Getty Museum is always a hit, as we picnic on the sprawling lawn, then play tag and roll down the hill before hitting up the children’s area of the museum and a few exhibits.
One of the best parts is the tram ride up the “mountain.” We also hit up the La Brea Tar Pits then headed next door to LACMA. A whole day of “Camp Hess,” at our house, where I hosted 14 girls for fun activities like wheelbarrow races, water ballon tossing and some art projects before hunkering down in our PJs for a movie night.
My hubby and I took them to a family fun park with bumper boats, go-karts, laser tag and an arcade.