Back To School First Day Jitters - July 28, 2011

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A child's first day of school is a milestone that parents like to celebrate. But for kids it can be both exciting and terrifying. New people, new schedule and homework! It can all lead to a child's anxiety about school.

Childhood education expert Desiree Soto explains some measures parents can take to help make the first day of school a little more peaceful.

Ease first day jitters

- start the day with a healthy meal

- adjust the bedtimes

- wake up times in advance

- read, read, read stories related to the first day of school

 

First Day Back to School

3 Top Tips

 

- make a good-bye plan

- practice and stick to it

- follow the teacher's lead

 

Sacramento & Company / News10

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