Kids First on Fox: Back to School

KIDS FIRST ON FOX - In just over a month, IPS students will return to class. 'Back to school' time comes with a new set of challenges for students of all ages. Your child might be going to a new school, learning a new routine or working at new after-school job. All of this requires parent involvement to make the transition as smooth as possible. As a parent, you can start preparing for the sudden changes now.

Support your child's physical and emotional needs:

  • Remember the important of routine before and after school.
  • Be a positive influence.
  • Develop strategies to deal with peer conflict.
  • Talk to your child about his or her day.
  • Showcase class projects, good grades.
  • Ask for help.

Tonja Eagan and Angela Bridge with LifeSmart Youth offer important tips and resources to set your child up for success this upcoming school year.

Other resources:

Connect2Help 211

CDC Parent Information

AAP Healthy Children

 

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