As summer holiday is coming to an end, we are getting ready for school and back into our routines.  Are the kids ready to go back to school?  How does the first day back go for your kids?  This article from Care.com has some tips to make the back to school routines a little easier.

 

11 Tips for Having a Great First Day of School

Make your child’s first day of school fun and stress-free with a little preparation.

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While excitement might be in the air over new clothes and school supplies, it’s only natural for kids — and parents — to have a few worries about changing routines and heading back to the classroom.

“There is ample research that supports the idea that the single-most important factor in promising a child a good school year is his or her parents’ involvement,” says Ann Pleshette Murphy, author of “The 7 Stages of Motherhood.”

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