There are ten very common back to school struggles. There are ways to deal with them as well. Parents need to stay involved with their kids, because kids struggle a lot in the back to school season. There can be a lot of separation anxiety that goes on for the child. Parents need to understand that kids are going to feel anxious at this time, especially if they are very young. All the unknowns need to be dealt with.
- The beginning of the school year can create anxiety for children.
- Parents should try to maintain open lines of communications with children and with teachers in order to identify stressors and work to relieve them.
- A visit to visit the school before the new year begins can help to relieve anxiety.
“Kids face a lot of struggles during the back-to-school season, but teachers say the first step in helping them is for parents to stay involved.”