10 Tips for Back to School

School is starting up soon! There’s a long list of things you need to get ready. From all the supply shopping to your child’s first day jitters it can be hard to keep track of everything you need to be prepared! Here are 10 tips to help get you ready for the back to school season.

1. Readjust your kids’ sleep schedule two weeks before school starts.

This will help them to get back into the swing of things. The two weeks will help cause their sleep schedule to readjust in time for the school year.

2. Find a program or activity that your kid can do after school.

Extracurriculars are a great way to keep your child involved. They also have another opportunity to make new friends!

3. Get a list of supplies your kid will need.

Make sure to get your hands on a list of supplies that their school requires. You don’t want to end up buying too much or too little when the first day comes.

4. Let your kids play a part in picking out supplies and clothes.

Having them help pick out their pencils, binders, or clothes can make the back-to-school season more enjoyable for them!

5. Have you kid set some goals for the year.

Setting goals will help keep your kids motivated going into the school year. For some helpful information on goal setting check out this awesome blog post here!

6. Have backup transportation.

Nothing is worse than scrambling to find your kid a ride if the car breaks down, or they miss the bus. Make sure you have a backup plan so your kids are on time for some serious learning!

7. Set your clocks forward 10 minutes.

It has worked time and time again! Tricking yourself into thinking that you are running late but you end up being on time!

8. Shop for school supplies and clothes early.

Go shopping early! Don’t get stuck with the picked through school supplies! The crowd won’t be as hectic!

9. Do something fun before the school year starts.

This will help to ease the stress and get a last 00-rah in!

10. Get pumped!

Get excited! The school year is starting!

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