When school starts back for kids after a long summer, there are definitely mixed emotions. It’s tough for parents and kids alike to get adjusted to the school flow. Never fear, we have some helpful tips for the parents out there who struggle with starting the school routine or the extreme organization school often requires!
Hang a family calendar and color-code everyone’s activities
Gather all school forms as they arrive.
Book babysitters now for your school’s parents’ night and other dates when they’ll be in-demand
Create a family station where you can find what you need as you head out the door
Set up an in/out box for school forms
Look at online organizational websites for tips
Discuss goals for the year
Institute a night quiet hour
Reach out to your child’s teacher
Get involved with your child’s teachers and school events
Create a homework station
We hope this helps everyone get back into the routine of school!