Top 5 Pieces of Advice for Moms
The first week back at school occurs after much anticipation and excitement to begin a new school year from both parents and students. After spending the summer at community pools, bonding over summer blockbusters and exchanging laughs over ice cream cones, summer’s close introduces a bittersweet perspective for parents.
Before sending our future leaders off to learning, make sure to follow a few guidelines to ensure a smooth return to the world of academia.
1. Prepare a balanced breakfast to kick your child’s day off right.
It is no surprise breakfast is the most important meal of the day, which is a necessity during the school year. Fix a healthy and satisfying meal by incorporating fruit, protein and tastiness.
2. Run through a checklist of your child’s supplies to make sure they have everything they need this school year.
Create a back-to-school list, including all required supplies your student needs. Make sure to plan out the best deals ahead of time as well.
3. Encourage your child about the first day.
The first day of school falls under its own category of emotion everyone can identify with, which includes knotted nerves and a sleep filled with tossing and turning. Make sure your child is excited about a new school year by instilling the importance of learning, making new friends and advancing to a new phase in life.
4. Plan the year accordingly.
A bulk of newsletters and notices will surely come home when you pick up your child from school. Begin organizing your child’s schedule of events as you received different notices from teachers during the first week – conferences, carnivals, plays and special events.
5. Document the moment.
Always begin the new school year by capturing the moment. Build up future nostalgia and snap a photo of each first day of school. After years have passed, you will cherish your collection of priceless moments.