With only one week until school starts again (at least here in Canada), I thought it was timely to post this article on handling back to school anxiety. As we all know, being in the school system is tough and if last year didn't end on the right note, your child could be stressing about how this school year is going to go.
As much as we'd like to put our children in a bubble we can't and it's our job to help them learn the tools they need to navigate these waters. Here are some suggestions in helping make the transition back to school easier.
HANDLING YOUR CHILD’S BACK TO SCHOOL ANXIETY
How to ensure a smooth transition back to class
Toronto, ON,– After a long summer break, it’s not uncommon for children of all ages to feel anxiety about going back to school. Whether it’s general back to school jitters or the prospect of grappling with previous stressors like bullying or academic challenges, there are many reasons why a child might be apprehensive about the return to school.