The Real Back to School Tips for Parents


With millions of children heading back to school this week, parents across the country are stocking up on supplies, getting in touch with teachers, and setting expectations to help their kids succeed. Here are some tips for parents to help their kids prepare for going back to school:


Calmly explain to your child that those summertime days of eating candy with reckless abandon are officially over

Prepare a study area in a quiet part of the house where you can complete your child’s homework without any distractions

Children who eat healthy, balanced breakfasts tend to do better in school. Find out which kids do that, and instruct your children to cheat off them

Listen to your children’s feelings about returning to school before telling them the right ones to have

Take a tour of the school to get a feel for the place and realize how easy it’d be for some strange adult to just wander around your child like that

Purchase only no-name and off-brand clothes for your children to ensure that they are viewed as shrewd and individualistic by their peers

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