Back to school 2017 with Smash + Tips for choosing the right lunch box

Back to school with Smash - Ever-changing Life of a Mum

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Finding the right lunch box for your child might sound like a simple task, but in reality it can actually be rather tricky. With so many items on the market these days, it is easy to feel a little overwhelmed when staring at the aisles of possibilities.

From insulated lunch boxes, bento boxes, drink bottles, food and snack containers, ice packs, sandwich cutters, there are so many things to consider.

My family had the opportunity to road test some of Smash’s new back to school range for 2017. My girls and I were super excited to check out what they have on offer – I think I have a slight obsession with collecting lunch box items (along with my addiction to stationery) which I have obviously passed on to my children!

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Ready, steady, school: my back to school tips

Ready steady school - Ever-changing Life of a MumWith less than two weeks left until the end of school holidays, I’m sure many parents are still scrambling around at the last minute to pull together their children’s back to school items.

In the last few years this has been a fairly simple process for me as I have only needed to top up on the essentials for my eldest daughter who is going into Grade 4. But this year, I needed to start from scratch as my youngest daughter is starting prep.

Here are a few of my tips for pulling together some of those essential back to school items.

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