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Handling back-to-school stress

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 by The Press in Opinion

It is the time of year when most families are getting prepared for back-to-school. And, despite our best intentions for getting them ready – finding the perfect new outfit, and all the right school supplies, some children will still feel overwhelmed and anxious.

The following are tips to help ease back-to-school jitters and begin the school year off smoothly.

* Transition from summer to the new school year: Transitions are a natural part of everyday life. Handled well, this period of time will help make your child stronger.