Do you remember this Staples commercial? For parents who have older kids they may be able to relate more, but for parents who are sending their children off to school for the first time it may not be as humorous. Separation anxiety can take over both parent and child for the first few days. The beginning of the school year means school lunches, homework, report cards and more. I hope these tips will help as you ease into the new school year.
The First Days of School
Your child may have been able to stay up late during the summer, but now will have to get up early to a different routine. Start early to create strategies to help you and your child get comfortable adjusting with the first days of school.
How to get a handle on back-to-school stress and anxiety
For parents, especially those with children going to school for the first time, adjusting for both child and parent can be difficult. In this article there are some issues that may come up as well as recommendations on make it through as smoothly as possible.
Here are some ideas for easy school lunches.
MyActiveChild.com has a list of fun events to help you prepare your kids for the coming school year. Why not share this with someone you know.
KAM Kares Foundation hosts annual Back-To-School drives to collect school supplies for children, often partnering with the Urban League of Hampton Roads. The program identifies children with the greatest need, and provides them with backpacks and supplies to kick the year off on the right track.
School calendars will help you stay on track during your child’s school year. To see the calendar click on the school calendar for your city.
Hampton Roads School District Calendars
VB Public Schools Calendar
Norfolk Public Schools Calendar
Chesapeake Public Schools Calendar
Suffolk Public Schools Calendar
Portsmouth Public Schools
Hampton Public Schools Calendar
Newport News School Calendar
Have an Awesome school year! By the way, I’m here year-round for your real estate needs.