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Melissa Gerstein, Co-Founder of TheMoms.com, Shares Some Tips to Help Your Family Prepare for Back to School

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 09/02/14 -- With busy schedules this fall, be sure to have nutritious snacks on hand for you and your kids. Tree Top Apple Sauce pouches make it so easy to squeeze in a little extra fruit on the go. Made from 100 percent real fruit so parents can feel confident that they're making the good pick and kids love the taste, too.

With eating on the go and kids back in classrooms, there are plenty of germs and messes. Wet Ones Antibacterial hand wipes clean sticky and dirty hands when soap and water aren't available. The travel packs are great to stick in backpacks or your purse, and they kill 99 percent of germs. They also contain aloe and lanolin so they're easy on hands.

It's important for kids to have fun experiences outside of school, and Girl Scouts provides an exciting environment where girls can grow and become more independent. New data shows about 95% of parents say their daughter had fun and exciting new experiences, learned or tried something new, feel special, and has more friends because of Girl Scouts. And nearly 90% say their daughter is happier since joining. Sign up at girlscouts.org/join.

As the day winds down, make sure you establish a bedtime routine with your kids. The new Bedtime for Sarah Sullivan app based on the award-winning book is now available on Google play for Android and coming very soon to Apple for iOS. It offers a new twist on traditional bedtime stories and has great interactive features that will make bedtime fun and encourage imagination.

To avoid getting stressed, stay organized and keep your calendar updated. There are some things that can't be controlled however, like a call from the school nurse. The worst is if it's lice. But instead of stressing, try Vamousse lice treatment. Quick and easy to use and kills 100 percent of lice and their eggs with just one 15 minute mousse application. It's pesticide-free and nontoxic which is great for kids. Also check out their daily preventative shampoo for peace of mind whenever your child might be at risk.

More information, please visit www.themoms.com or www.yourupdate.tv.

This release is provided by YourUpdate.tv for whom Melissa Gerstein is a spokesperson on behalf of the organizations referred.

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