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15 (Insightful) Back To School Tips

Monday, August 1, 2016 @ 08:08 AM
posted by mrscaz

Today being August 1st…Back to School is just around the proverbial corner. I thought it would be the perfect time to share some tips that might make this transition easier on all of us.

  1. Set your kids’ sleep schedules back to “School Time” two weeks before the first day. pencil-935551_1280
  2. Reacquaint your kids with the calendar schedule they’ll use to manage their activities.
  3. Try apps like iHomework or MyHomeWork to help your kids organize assignments.
  4.   Refresh your rules about screen time for the school year. What’s allowed and when?
  5. Establish a set “Family Time,” whether it’s during dinner or before bed.
  6. Discuss what your kids can expect on the first day so they feel more prepared.
  7. Visit the school with your kids so they can get familiar with their new environments.
  8. Get the lists of school supplies, books and technology your kids will need.
  9. Include your kids in back-to-school shopping by letting them pick out their items.
  10. Use this printable checklist to establish a regular morning routine.
  11. If your kids bring their own lunch, pack their lunch boxes before going to bed.
  12. Create an inbox for kids to leave things that need your attention, like permission slips.
  13. Keep a small emergency allowance in your kids’ bags, just in case.
  14. Remove things like mobile devices from kids’ bedrooms to focus them on sleeping.
  15. Talk openly with your kids about their feelings about returning to school. Make sure to hit on these 5 Back-to-School Worries.

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