Gather school supplies.
►Take kids shopping for clothes.
►Get sports physicals.
►Talk to kids about alcohol and marijuana.
Getting ready to go back to school can be an exciting time for kids as they look forward to being back with their friends and all the activities and opportunities that school brings. It can also be a time of sadness, knowing that the freedom of summer is coming to an end. Kids might also feel anxious, wondering “Will I fit in? Will I make new friends?”
Just like adults, kids can have mixed feelings about going back to school. They also face a lot of pressure, whether it comes from other kids, their parents, or what they expect of themselves. That’s why it is so important to continue to talk with your kids about things... read more