Comforting Back-to-School Fears (8-20-15)

Today’s Parenting Tip:

This Parenting Tip is a reminder about things you can do to help your child get a good start at school this year.

  • Almost all children feel some fear about going back to school.
  • Your child is never too old for you to comfort him.
  • Children of all ages like it when a parent quietly strokes their arm, or forehead or hair while they are watching TV or are falling asleep in bed.
  • If you try this and your child objects, just stop, don’t be offended, and try again another time.

Read more about back-to-school: Lessons Learned about Back-to-School.

Come back to Daily Parenting Tips each day for another helpful tip.


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