Beat the Back-to-School Blues
After a long, lazy summer, does any kid want to go back to school? Use these simple tips to make their transition a little easier.
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Reset Your Body Clocks
Many families enjoy relaxed bedtimes and sleeping in during the summer, so it's unrealistic to expect your kids to immediately adapt to early morning wake-up calls. At least a week before school starts, go back to your school year bedtime and wake-up time. This can help you avoid having a groggy, cranky or confused child on the first day of class.