Back-to-School Anxiety Is Real: How to Help Your Child! by Dr. Bridget Boyd

Back-to-School Anxiety Is Real: How to Help Your Child!

In addition to supplies and school or sports physicals, parents' back-to-school checklist should include talking to their child about anxiety related to starting school. It is important to:

  • spend time discussing fears 
  • support your child emotionally

Whether heading off to kindergarten or starting senior year of college, it’s important for children to feel connected to their parents and to know they can turn to them for help. Communication is key. 

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