Back-to-School Gear

Lifestyle expert Melissa Ireland shows off the newest trends in back-to-school gear.

On the field, in the gym or on the court, Dragonwing girlgear is changing athletics as we know it! Dragonwing girlgear wants to empower girls to play their best without worrying about their changing figure or body image through age-appropriate sports attire and underwear including bras, camies, compression shorts and accessories. They are all designed specifically to fit a girl’s figure and to meet the technical demand of the sports she plays. Girls love the appealing, excellent fit, design and technical performance presented in a fun, empowering style of sportswear. Dragonwing girlgear was developed by a soccer mom who wanted to help her daughter find a supportive but comfortable line of underwear and help her feel confident… so she could spend her time on the game, rather than her undergarments. Dragonwing fabrics provide UV 50 protection. The moisture-wicking feature is part of the fabric, not topical treatment, so it won’t wear away with washing. Mesh shorts and racer bra will keep girls cool, even under clothes.

Little Me Tea
Pack your kid’s lunch with something they will love! Little Me Tea is a low in sugar, completely organic, caffeine-free tea sweetened with fruits and veggies and boasts the lowest sugar content of any kids’ drink on the market. With no added sugar, there are just 6 grams of sugar naturally occurring from juice per 6.75 ounce juice box. Little Me Teas is gluten free, vegan and 100% healthy and only 25 calories per serving. Available in two delicious flavors, Julia’s Tropical Tea and Zane’s Grape Tea, each is made with a blend of four organic teas that offer a host of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals which may help improve immune systems and fight allergy symptoms. With Little Me Tea, kids aren’t just getting less sugar, they’re also getting the fabulous health benefits of tea and organic fruits and veggies. Now certified Non-GMO! Available at Whole Foods and Central Market throughout the US.

Dorm In A Box
Get your kids organized and ready for back-to-school in their dorm or apartment with Dorm In A Box! Dorm In A Box gives you a one-stop-shop to get your soon-to-be college freshman everything they need! Dorm-In-A-Box has bed sets, office supplies and bath bundles ranging in price from $69-$199. Altogether, Dorm-In-A-Box offers more than a 30 percent savings by offering the products in bundles, rather than buying items individually at big box stores. You can even have Dorm-In-A-Box delivered straight to your son or daughter’s new dorm! Dorm In A Box has contributed more than $50,000 to help fund university causes, research, social and environmental group including Sallye’s Friends, an organization that helps college students.

Karma Gifts
Girls will love the great prints on the ruck sacks by Karma Gifts and they will never be mixed up with another student’s backpack! The roomy and durable Karma Gifts bags will store everything she needs for school! Matching flip flops and towels available too… and the great thing is Karma Gifts donates a portion of each sale to those in need.

RoosterFin Games  

Making learning fun is always one of the BEST teachers. Games like Monkeys Up or Masheroo are great ways to keep kids entertained and learning all at the same time. Monkeys Up really helps kids brush up on their math skills and Masheroo is sure to enhance their memory too. Plus, both games serve as great sources of entertainment for after school or family game night that doesn’t involve electronics! Available at for $19.99. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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