What is your favorite school experience

Back to school can be both a time of excitement and stress. Here are a few ways to get the New Year off to the right start:

  • Wrap up the summer - Let your child help plan one last barbecue or picnic with friends and family. Share your favorite summer activities that you did together.
  • Look ahead - Talk about positive things to look forward to, such as: B. to learn something new or take part in a school activity. Encourage your child to solve problems.
  • Ensure order and stability - The idea of ​​a new school experience can bring fear of the unknown. Setting a schedule for your child can create a sense of control. Schedule a time for homework, bedtime, chores, and activities.
  • Get off to a great start - Prepare clothes and books the night before to reduce stress in the morning. Eating out before school - even if it's just a banana or yogurt - will help you study.
  • Open the lines of communication - Listen to your child and encourage them. If you are active in their school experience, your child and their teacher will know that you care.

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