Adjusting to the new school year may be harder for children with developmental, behavioral, or emotional concerns. Creating predictable daily schedules and connecting with other parents in the same programs can go a long way toward relieving stress for everyone. The CDC has some great advice for parents and teachers at Helping young children and parents transition back to school | CDC
Technology gives your middle schooler a whole new way to get information and, in many cases, unwittingly get into trouble. Preparing yourself for the often uncomfortable but necessary conversation can ensure they have to tools to manage their choices. Find out more at Be Your Kid's Safety Net - Thorn for Parents
Your Homework or Theirs?
How much help is too much?
Tempted to fix that report or fine tune that project? Homework demands change from year to year, but it is always the student’s responsibility. For solid information on how to support your child without doing their work, check out How Much Should Parents Help with Homework? - iMOM
The first month back in school can be a challenge for both children and parents alike. The new school year can mean new classrooms, new teachers, new peers, and many other adjustments. Find great tips at