6 Ways to Bust Back To School Jitters?

6 Ways to Bust Back To School Jitters?

6 Ways to Bust Back To School Jitters?

 

I can’t believe my oldest son, Dylan, is starting Junior Kindergarten this year and my youngest is starting pre-nursery. Despite the fact I still call them my babies, the truth is they are growing up. I think most parents feel this way; I remember my parents shedding a tear or two when they dropped me off both for undergrad and medical school! Each September brings the end of summer and the beginning of the school year, which seems to approach sooner and sooner as they grow up.

 

Each September brings the end of summer and the beginning of the school year, which seems to approach sooner and sooner as they grow up.

 

Some parents, my husband and I included, are eager to ship their kid off to school. I am enthusiastic about them gaining independence, learning and being stimulated in a supportive environment. Will I miss them? Sure. But they will be happier if they are busy and engaged.

 

I think with the right preparation most kids can feel eager to head back to the schoolyard.

 

Some children need more time to get in the proper mindset of heading back to the classroom. I think with the right preparation most kids can feel eager to head back to the schoolyard.

 

Read my “back to school” article on tips for parents and kids alike to get excited about the school year.

 

Dina M. Kulik, MD, FRCPC, PEM

About Dina M. Kulik, MD, FRCPC, PEM

Dina is a wife, mother and adrenaline junky. She loves to share children’s health information from her professional and personal experience. More About Dr Dina.

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