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Backpacks and Possibilities

By Lydia Baldridge Meier

I just sent my two kids, 6 and almost 4, off to their first day of the new school year. My first-grader was thrilled to head back. She loves everything about school. My preschooler was reticent, so I spent a good deal of the morning telling him about all the new adventures that await him—that anything is possible at school!

I am so fortunate that my husband and I were able to write the pre-school tuition check, buy school supplies, pack nutritious lunches and send the kids off with shiny new backpacks. We did a little budget planning, but we didn’t have to make any tough choices to be able to offer our kids that world of possibilities that school unlocks. That is why I’m supporting the Infinite Possibilities campaign—so that more parents have the chance to send their kids off with a smile on their face and fewer worries in their heart. 

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