Kingwood mom blogger shares essential items for back-to-school

Great for kids in elementary and Mother’s Day Out programs.

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HOUSTON – Let’s face it, back-to school shopping can be exhausting and expensive.

And If you are trying to take advantage of tax-free weekend and you have not made your back-to-school checklist, we can help you get started with some basic mom-approved must-have items.

Nikkie Hancock, of Kingwood Moms, a resource website for the Humble, Kingwood and Atascocita area, stopped by Houston Life with her favorite essential items that make the grade for younger kids in the classroom, including elementary and Mother’s Day Out programs.

BACKPACK

Picture by: Nikkie Hancock

Pottery Barn Backpacks

With exterior pockets for carrying water bottles or snacks. It comes in small, large or mini size, if your child is doing a Mother’s Day Out program.

“Our favorites are the Pottery barn backpacks, they’re durable fabric, material, they have pockets for everything. We’ve had these for two and thre years now. Definitely an investment piece,” said Hancock, a mother of two kids.