Back to school season is tough for many families — not just because of logistics such as adjusting to new routines and re-engaging in the dreaded lunch making, but also because the transition can lead to anxiety for both kids and parents. In Episode 48 of Edit Your Life, Christine and I share our experiences plus 8 tips to help ease back to school transitions.
Resources mentioned in this episode
- Minimalist Parenting
- Edit Your Life Episode 2: Simplifying Back To School
- Edit Your Life Episode 38: Prioritizing “Me” Time
- Susan Cain’s Quiet Podcast (We recommend Episode 9: Parenting the Highly Sensitive Child)
- Coping with kindergarten transitions (Boston Mamas)
- Advocating for your kid in school when you really want the teacher to like you (Parent Hacks)
- The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn
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