American families are expected to spend an average of $634.78 on back-to-school items this year. If you’re the National Retail Federation, which put out that prediction, it’s good news. But if you’re the mom or dad doing the spending, not so much.
And when did ‘Back-to-School’ become another Christmas, anyway? Are souped up sneakers and sparkly tops somehow going to help our kids LEARN better? I doubt it, but hey, I’m no grinch. (I can picture the sequel now, ‘The Grinch Who Stole Back-To-School!’) So here are 7 websites that will help your kids get back-to-school for less –AND get all of you a little education along the way.