Is your child coming home from school and saying to you, “My teacher doesn’t like me” or, “I don’t like going to school!”? It can be hard to problem through these situations and wonder, Is my child overreacting or being dramatic? Or you worry that maybe their teacher is being hard on your child?
For kids, transitioning to a new school can be difficult. Whether it is your child’s first day of elementary school, their first day of high school, or you’re moving to a new school district, starting a new school can affect your child’s academic performance, social development, and mental state. But there are things you can do before and during your child’s switch to a new school to help them feel and become comfortable in an unfamiliar environment.
Whether you are looking forward to it or not, back to school is right around the corner. As a parent, aside from enjoying summer, you always have back-to-school shopping in the back of your mind (pun intended!). But there’s no need to fret. Your family can transition into the new school year with ease with my frugal back-to-school shopping tips!
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