Published on August 5, 2015 inParenting on LandOMoms.com
Every year, back-to-school season seems to arrive earlier. Retailers seem to think July 5th kicks off the season. And whether families have kindergarteners, high school students or both, they have to begin switching gears from a (hopefully) lazy summer to the (chaotic) rush the school year brings with it.
There are ways to make this shift easier. We’ve gathered some of our favorite tips to help make sure parents and kids are prepared — physically and mentally — for a successful year.
Fuel Them With the Right Food
Children’s diets can have a huge impact on their academic performance. But parents don’t need to spend hours preparing complicated meals. There are quick, easy, healthy ways to make sure kids stay energized and focused throughout the day.
Of course, food is only part of the back to school switch. Dealing with new teachers, classes and peers takes a lot of mental and emotional energy. Here are some simple ways parents can help their children stay happy and academically on track while dealing with these changes.