Getting back to school calmly and smoothly can play a big part in setting the stage for a successful school year. This week’s Parenthetical post discusses ways to prepare your teen for getting back into the routine of school. Share your tips on starting the school year off right in the comments section.
After 45 years, I still vividly remember anticipating the first day of middle school. I was both terrified and excited. There was the excitement of seeing old friends, starting new classes and exploring extracurricular activities. On the other hand, there was the anxiety of unfamiliar teachers and academic expectations, having to take showers after gym, meeting new kids and adjusting to school year routines. Getting off to a good start […]