It’s that time of year again; summer is coming to a close and school is almost back in session. Although the start of another school year can be a welcome relief for many parents, it can also be a source of dread.
Whether it’s your first time or your 15th, the transition from summer to fall can be challenging for any family. Parents go from dropping kids off in activity-filled summer programs to early mornings frantically trying to get everyone out of the house. This sudden change is hard on kids and their parents. However, there are a few things parents can do the make things a little easier this year, from enforcing early bedtimes in the days leading up to school to discussing expectations about the coming year with your child. To get you and your family back-to-school ready, here’s a list of helpful tips.