From Worries to Wins: A Guide for Easing Back-to-School Jitters

Going back to school can be tough after a long summer break so easing back-to-school anxieties for both parents and children involves creating a supportive and reassuring environment. Here are some strategies for both parents and children.  For Parents: Open Communication: Talk to your children about their concerns and listen attentively. Address any worries they […]

Dear Teacher.

  Here’s a beautifully heartfelt letter I discovered on Mamapedia as kids return to school this week. Dear Teacher, Today I relinquish my precious children into your care. Do you know how important you are to me? To them? From this day forward, you are a valuable force in what defines them. You will encourage […]

Books about Starting School to read with your children.

Shiny new shoes – how to prepare yourself (and your child) for their new school! From the moment you play peek-a-boo with your baby, you are preparing them for the process of moving away from you and learning about independence. Separation can be a difficult emotion not only for you as a parent but also […]