Help Your Kids Conquer Back-to-School Anxiety

Back-to-school season is here and emotions are running high. Parents are either thrilled to get back to a normal routine, or worried about how their kids will handle new schools, teachers, classrooms and friends–and sometimes those feelings go hand-in-hand.

Parents aren't the only ones struggling with nervous and excited feelings, either. When children start school for the first time, or change schools later on, fear of the unknown is a main concern. Parents are tasked with easing those concerns without projecting their own worries onto already anxious young students.

Read on to learn ways to help your kids ease school anxiety and start the year off with a smile.

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