Heading back to school is an exciting time for you and your child. As you prep for this busy time of year, it’s important to consider your child’s emotional well-being and mental health. Children may have feelings like nervousness and curiosity as they start a brand new school year. They may be eager to learn, meet their teacher, and make new friends.
A big change such as starting school for the first time or returning back to an academic routine can also cause stress. It’s just as important to support your child during moments of disappointment, sadness, and frustration in the same way you celebrate moments of pride and success.