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Keeping It Cool for Back to School on PIX11

It’s go-time for parents who are sending their kids back to school. As a mom sending three back myself, I know it can be a bit of a stressful time of year. I stopped by PIX11’s New York Living to share some of my picks to keep it cool as we head back to school.

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On-the-go snacking for Back to School

We parents are always looking for on-the-go food options, and I found a great new one for you from fan-favorite cereal Honey Bunches of Oats. They’ve just launched Granola Chips, and these are designed to deliver the perfect amount of sweetness, texture and excitement in each bite.

They come in a resealable bag, making them perfect for those on-the-go. They’re a super convenient snack that are delicious on their own, or dipped in nut butter, topped with fruit, or crumbled into yogurt.

You have two yummy flavors to choose from- the Honey Roasted flavor you know and love, or the new Blueberry variety. I love these with a little yogurt dip. I put them in a two-part container and take them with me to get through the morning rush.

Keeping cool with the right deodorant

Those sweat-inducing morning drop-offs are REAL! So, we need protection that lasts. Not to mention, if you have teens, you want to make sure they get the sweat and odor protection they need when heading back to school. Secret Weightless Dry Spray provides 48-hours of sweat and odor protection.

I love that it goes on with an instantly dry feel and has no waxes, no alcohol, no residue. The ergonomic grip bottle is designed for easy, targeted application, which means less cloud and more product where it’s needed.

Secret Weightless Dry Spray is available in NEW scents for 2023 including Tropical Hibiscus, Relaxing Lavender, Nurturing Coconut and Refreshing Berry. That’s in addition to the original Wild Rose, Vanilla, Waterlily, and White Peach scents that are all really fresh and pretty.

Parents deserve some pampering

Moms certainly deserve a little self-care after all the hustle of this season. OLAY Body’s Hyaluronic collection is great for some pampering during this busy back to school time.

This regimen was crafted by OLAY skin experts and infuses skin with nourishing ingredients that leave it looking healthy and hydrated.

OLAY’s Hyaluronic Body Wash is the brand’s most premium body wash, featuring ingredients that penetrate skin’s surface to nourish and restore dry, thirsty skin. Meantime, the Hyaluronic Body Lotion is crafted with a nutrient-rich and fast absorbing formula that visibly replenishes the skin to deliver deep moisture, locking in nourishment for all-day hydration.

With ingredients like petrolatum and Vitamin B3 Complex that penetrate 10 surface layers deep, this duo hydrates, replenishes and strengthens the skin barrier from within and leaves your skin feeling soft after a summer of outdoor fun.

Making Back to School sweeter

As our busy schedules pick back up, sometimes we want a little treat, or, maybe something special to give the kids in their lunchbox or after school.

Flipz chocolate covered pretzels are perfect to satisfy those sweet, salty crunchy snack cravings.

The Flipz White Fudge and Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter STUFF’D Pretzels are a hit in my house. These salty bite-sized pretzel nuggets are stuffed with creamy peanut butter and coated in sweet milk chocolate or delectable white fudge.

Flipz really let you flip on the fun of any moment (even those tough homework problems!) with their lineup of delicious chocolate covered pretzel snacks- in addition to the STUFF’D Pretzels, the core line-up of Milk Chocolate and White Fudge Covered Pretzels are always a family crowd-pleaser.

Whether you are looking for a delicious lunchbox upgrade or a little pick me up between school pickup and soccer practice, these will add a little sweetness to the back to school routine.

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For more Back to School ideas, check out Surviving the Back to School Scramble and my Amazon storefront.

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