How to Prepare an Anxious Child for Back-to-School
It is that time of the year again, and while many parents are eager for their kids to go back to school, not all kids are filled with the same excitement. In fact, many kids are bothered by severe anxiety when it is tie to go back to school. If your child is facing such an issue, there are many ways that you can help him or her prepare for the upcoming school year. Use these tips to help you.
- Do not try and shame or embarrass your child for feeling nervous about attending a new school.
- Help children prepare for the first day by taking a tour or attending back to school events.
- Celebrate and ask questions with full attention about your child’s first day.
“For many children, a good routine and parents who model confidence about their schooling is enough to help them transition smoothly to their new school.”