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Three Ways to Help Your Child Manage Back-to-School Stress and Anxiety

Three Ways to Help Your Child Manage Back-to-School Stress and Anxiety

It’s that time again. The summer is quickly coming to an end, and back-to-school is approaching. Just thinking about the transition back to school can induce anxiety not only in kids, but also in parents and teachers. I personally had a mental breakdown last week just trying to figure out how I’m going to get my kids to and from two different schools, schedule and drive to a handful of extracurricular activities, and make dinner each night, all while managing my own work schedule. I spent two hours on calendaring and still haven’t figured out how to make it all happen.

Parents, Here's Your Personal Back-to-School To-Do List - It's not just about the kids

 Parents, Here's Your Personal  Back-to-School To-Do List - It's not just about the kids

The back-to-school season is quickly approaching, and there’s so much to do! There’s plenty of preparation required to make the transition seamless for kids but they aren’t the only ones who need a little help. Parents need to make big changes, too! Carpools, lunches, work, extracurriculars — the list is endless. So, let’s take a minute to talk about a few things parents can do to get themselves ready for school.