Live Well, Work Well - September 2017

Tips to Help Make the First Day of School Less Stressful: After a summer of sleeping in and doing things on their own time, the morning alarm and school bell can be a tough transition for
students going back to school, as well as their families. The first day of school tends to be particularly hectic for kids of all ages, adjusting to a new classroom or schedule and trying to remember all the books and supplies they need. To help combat first-day stress, consider the following suggestions:
 Pack backpacks the night before so no one is scrambling at the last minute looking for
books and supplies. Also, have lunch packed or lunch money ready in advance.
 Pick out or have your child pick out his or her clothes the night before. Doing so will help keep everyone on time while getting ready and prevent last-minute rushing in the morning.

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