When you walk through the store in July and see “Back to School” displays, how do you react? Is it with horror, thinking, “it’s still summer!” Or is it with excitement, eager to return to fall school routines? The stores certainly remind us that school is on the horizon and it’s not too early to prepare.
But beyond backpacks and notebooks, thermoses and new clothes, what do our children need to be ready for school this fall? As parents, there is a lot we can do (beyond the shopping) to help our children adjust successfully to their school experience this year.
So, join me through the month of August for helpful information on preparing for school this fall. Every Tuesday, starting August 1, look for information related to:
Let’s enjoy the last weeks of summer, and while doing so, we can be cognizant of the little things we can do to help our little ones transition (back) to school be as smooth and successful as we hope!
I'm a mom of four children, a wife, and a Licensed Professional Counselor. My parenting life helps me be a better counselor, and my professional experience helps me be a better mom. Both allow me to be creative, to learn and grow, to make mistakes, and to rarely sleep. I love the beach and gardening, reading if I can stay awake, running (which these days is after my kids and not much else), and using humor through it all!
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